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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
Homer P. Figg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • Lupine Award (Maine) for Juvenile/Young Adult, 2009.
  • Mitten Award (Michigan), 2010.
Awards note
Newbery Medal Honor, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
302059
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philbrick, W. R.
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
950
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
950
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Brothers
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes civil war facts pages 213-218
  • Includes After Words: bonus interview, information, and interactivity inside
  • Includes Q&A with Rodman Philbrick
  • Includes recipes
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
19756607
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780439668217
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008016925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)231584599
Label
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes civil war facts pages 213-218
  • Includes After Words: bonus interview, information, and interactivity inside
  • Includes Q&A with Rodman Philbrick
  • Includes recipes
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
19756607
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780439668217
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008016925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)231584599

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