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The Resource How to steal a dog, a novel by Barbara O'Connor

How to steal a dog, a novel by Barbara O'Connor

Label
How to steal a dog
Title
How to steal a dog
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Barbara O'Connor
Title variation
How to steal a dog
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
Summary
Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2010.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Children’s Books, 2009.
  • Surrey Schools' Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 2011.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) for Third-Fifth Grade, 2010.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate Books, 2011.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
165238
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Children, October 2007
  • Wilson's Junior High School, January 2010
  • School Library Journal starred, May 2007
  • Book Links (A.L.A.), December 2008
  • Horn Book Starred, October 2007
  • Book Links-starred, January 2008
  • Publisher's Weekly, April 2007
  • Booklist, March 2007
  • Bulletin (Center for Children's books), June 2007
  • Kirkus Review, March 2007
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 4.0
  • 3-6
  • 700
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.O217
LC item number
How 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
How to steal a dog, a novel by Barbara O'Connor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Frances Foster books."
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
19583235
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
170 pages
Isbn
9780374334970
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2005040166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol10996230
Label
How to steal a dog, a novel by Barbara O'Connor
Publication
Note
"Frances Foster books."
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
19583235
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
170 pages
Isbn
9780374334970
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2005040166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol10996230

Library Locations

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