The Resource The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick

The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick

Label
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg
Title
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg
Statement of responsibility
Rodman Philbrick
Title variation
  • True adventures of Homer P. Figg
  • Homer P. Figg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Homer P. Figg escapes from his wretched foster home in Pine Swamp, Maine, and sets out to find his beloved older brother, Harold, who has been illegally sold into the Union Army
Title
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg
Creator
Summary
Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Lupine Award (Maine) for Juvenile/Young Adult, 2009.
  • Mitten Award (Michigan), 2010.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
302059
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Children, July 2009
  • School Library Journal, January 2009
  • Pub Weekly, November 2008
  • Booklist, January 2009
  • Horn Book, October 2009
  • Bulletin (Center for Children's books), January 2009
  • Kirkus Review, December 2008
  • Library Media Connection, May 2009
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5.6
  • 3-6
  • 950
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.P52112
LC item number
Mo 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
950
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Rodman Philbrick
Label
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick
Publication
Copyright
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
19583040
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780439668187
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2008016925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol12151830

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