The Resource A single stone, Meg McKinlay

A single stone, Meg McKinlay

Label
A single stone
Title
A single stone
Statement of responsibility
Meg McKinlay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Every girl dreams of being part of the line - the chosen seven who tunnel deep into the mountain to find the harvest. No work is more important. Jena is the leader of the line - strong, respected, reliable. And - as all girls must be - she is small; her years of training have seen to that. It is not always easy but it is the way of things. And so a girl must wrap her limbs, lie still, deny herself a second bowl of stew. Or a first. But what happens when one tiny discovery makes Jena question everything she has ever known? What happens when moving a single stone changes everything?
Summary
After years of conditioning her body, Jena is finally small enough to make her way into the mining tunnels to provide for her community, but she soon begins to doubt her life and question the way of things
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Children's Book, 2015.
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2016.
  • Queensland Literary Awards, Children's Book Award, 2015.
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards: Young Adult Fiction, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414741
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKinlay, Megan
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Intended audience
660L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Reading level
4.8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Belief and doubt
  • Child labor
  • Mines and mineral resources
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A single stone, Meg McKinlay
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U. S. edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780763688370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A single stone, Meg McKinlay
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U. S. edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780763688370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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