The Resource The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold

The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold

Label
The lovely bones : a novel
Title
The lovely bones
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alice Sebold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story
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Looking down from heaven, 14-year-old Susie Salmon recounts her rape and murder and watches her family as they cope with their grief and "the lovely bones" growing around her absence
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2002.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2003.
  • British Book Award for the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year, 2004.
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 2005.
  • Gateway Readers Award (Missouri), 2005.
  • Iowa High School Book Award, 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2002.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Young Adult Books, 2005.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
Awards note
Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie), 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
068738
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sebold, Alice
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PS3619.E26
LC item number
L68 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
  • 7.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
2018 Great American Read
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder victims' families
  • Teenage girls
  • Family life
  • Girls
  • Murder victims' families
  • Teenage girls
Target audience
adult
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48495099
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780316166683
Lccn
2001050622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780965044158
  • 9780316168816
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)48495099
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48495099
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780316166683
Lccn
2001050622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780965044158
  • 9780316168816
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)48495099

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