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The Resource Heck, superhero, Martine Leavitt

Heck, superhero, Martine Leavitt

Label
Heck, superhero
Title
Heck, superhero
Statement of responsibility
Martine Leavitt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abandoned by his mentally ill mother, thirteen-year-old Heck tries to survive on his own as his mind bounces between the superhero character he imagines himself to be and the harsh reality of his life
Summary
When Hector's mother forgets to pay the rent they are evicted from their home. She asks him to stay with his best friend for a few days, and then she disappears. Instead of staying with his friend he decides to hide out in an abandoned car, and discovers what reality on the streets is really like.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
  • OLA Best Bets, 2004.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
128641
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leavitt, Martine
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 6-9
  • 610
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.L4656
LC item number
He 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
610
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abandoned children
  • Mental illness
  • Cartoons and comics
  • Emotional problems
  • Art
  • Abandoned children
  • Mental illness
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Emotional problems of teenagers
  • Art
  • Abandoned children
  • Mental illness
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Mentally ill children
  • Art
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Heck, superhero, Martine Leavitt
Instantiates
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
16607558
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781886910942
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002192863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm51454281
Label
Heck, superhero, Martine Leavitt
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
16607558
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781886910942
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002192863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm51454281

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