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The Resource The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, (book with audio disc)

The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, (book with audio disc)

Label
The Polar Express
Title
The Polar Express
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
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
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
Awards note
Caldecott Medal winner, 1986.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
115695
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Allsburg, Chris
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
520L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
Reading level
3.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Neeson, Liam
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, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, (book with audio disc)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Accompanied by audio version on disc and cassette read by Liam Neeson (approximately 17 min.)
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital : 4 3/4 in.) + 1 audiocassette
Carrier category
  • volume
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • spoken word
Content type code
  • txt
  • spw
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdamedia
Dimensions
24 cm +
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780395389492
Media category
  • unmediated
  • audio
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
  • s
Other control number
9780395389492
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, (book with audio disc)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Accompanied by audio version on disc and cassette read by Liam Neeson (approximately 17 min.)
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital : 4 3/4 in.) + 1 audiocassette
Carrier category
  • volume
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • spoken word
Content type code
  • txt
  • spw
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdamedia
Dimensions
24 cm +
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780395389492
Media category
  • unmediated
  • audio
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
  • s
Other control number
9780395389492
Other physical details
color illustrations

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