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The Resource The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg, (sound recording audiobook CD)

The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg, (sound recording audiobook CD)

Label
The Polar Express
Title
The Polar Express
Statement of responsibility
by Chris Van Allsburg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1986
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades K-2, 1991.
  • Caldecott Medal, 1986.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1987.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1985
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Awards note
Caldecott Medal winner.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
115695
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Allsburg, Chris
Credits note
Music by Michael Moss
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Index
no index present
Intended audience
520L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
520
Literary form
fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
PerformerNote
Read by Liam Neeson
Reading level
3.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Moss, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Santa Claus
  • North Pole
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg, (sound recording audiobook CD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Charlesberry production."
  • Book originally published in 1985; winner of the Caldecott Medal
  • This kit includes both a compact disc and an audiocassette spoken word recording by Liam Neeson
Accompanying material
1 book (32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm) + 1 cassette.
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (approximately 17 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780395389492
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
4644207736
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg, (sound recording audiobook CD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Charlesberry production."
  • Book originally published in 1985; winner of the Caldecott Medal
  • This kit includes both a compact disc and an audiocassette spoken word recording by Liam Neeson
Accompanying material
1 book (32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm) + 1 cassette.
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (approximately 17 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780395389492
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
4644207736
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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