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The sweetness at the bottom of the pie, Alan Bradley

Label
The sweetness at the bottom of the pie
Title
The sweetness at the bottom of the pie
Statement of responsibility
Alan Bradley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce is an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison. In the summer of 1950, a series of inexplicable events strikes Buckshaw, the decaying English mansion that her family calls home. A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp pinned to its beak. Later, Flavia finds a man dying in the cucumber patch. For Flavia, who is both appalled and delighted, life begins in earnest when murder comes to Buckshaw. (Bestseller)
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Summary
Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, begins her adventure when a dead bird is found on the doorstep of her family's mansion in the summer of 1950, thus propelling her into a mystery that involves an investigation into a man's murder where her father is the main suspect
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best First Novel, 2009.
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
  • Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel, 2010.
  • Dilys Award, 2010.
  • Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 2010.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
303663
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradley, C. Alan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PR9199.4.B7324
LC item number
S94 2009b
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
6.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • De Luce, Flavia
  • De Luce, Flavia
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Motherless families
  • Sisters
  • England
  • Large type books
  • Motherless families
  • England
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Large type books
  • Motherless families
  • Sisters
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
The sweetness at the bottom of the pie, Alan Bradley
Instantiates
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
ocn361947931
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
503 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410419170
Lccn
2009021897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781410419170
System control number
(OCoLC)361947931
Label
The sweetness at the bottom of the pie, Alan Bradley
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
ocn361947931
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
503 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410419170
Lccn
2009021897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781410419170
System control number
(OCoLC)361947931

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