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The Resource The lovely bones, Alice Sebold

The lovely bones, Alice Sebold

Label
The lovely bones
Title
The lovely bones
Statement of responsibility
Alice Sebold
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Summary
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.
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
LC call number
PS3619.E26
LC item number
L68 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder victims' families
  • Teenage girls
Target audience
adult
Label
The lovely bones, Alice Sebold
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780316168816
Lccn
2001050622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
48495099
Label
The lovely bones, Alice Sebold
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780316168816
Lccn
2001050622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
48495099

Library Locations

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      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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