The Resource Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh/, Robert C. O'Brien

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh/, Robert C. O'Brien

Label
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh/
Title
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh/
Statement of responsibility
Robert C. O'Brien
Title variation
  • Secret of NIMH
  • Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH
Creator
Contributor
Hg5kaRa1Hhw
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mrs. Frisby's son, Timothy, falls ill with pneumonia just as the farmer begins preparation for spring plowing. Normally she would move her family but Timothy, weak already from being bitten by a spider as a baby, would not survive the cold trip to their summer home.Mrs. Frisby obtains medicine from her friend, the older white mouse, Mr. Ages. On the return journey, she saves the life of Jeremy, a young crow, from Dragon, the farmer's cat - the same cat who had killed her husband
Member of
Summary
When a little field mouse falls ill, his mother, Mrs. Frisby, seeks help from the other animals and discovers a secret laboratory
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 1973.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 1978.
  • Newbery Medal, 1972.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), 1974.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 1974.
Awards note
Newbery Award.
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096280
Cataloging source
JF OBR (Newbery)
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O'Brien, Robert C
Dewey number
JF O'BRI
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 790
  • 790L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
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790
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bernstein, Zena
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True
Series statement
Rats of Nimh
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  • Newbery Medal
  • Microtus
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh/, Robert C. O'Brien
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
18947662
Extent
233 pages.
Isbn
9780689710681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh/, Robert C. O'Brien
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
18947662
Extent
233 pages.
Isbn
9780689710681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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