The Resource The marrow thieves, Cherie Dimaline

The marrow thieves, Cherie Dimaline

Label
The marrow thieves
Title
The marrow thieves
Statement of responsibility
Cherie Dimaline
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a future world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's indigenous population - and it is their marrow that holds the cure for the rest of the world. But getting the marrow - and dreams - means death for the unwilling donors. Driven to flight, a 15-year-old and his companions struggle for survival, attempt to reunite with loved ones, and take refuge from the "recruiters" who seek them out to bring them to the marrow-stealing 'factories.'"--
Summary
In this futuristic dystopian novel for teens, the Indigenous people of North America are on the run in a fight for survival
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Amy Mathers Teen Book Award, 2018.
  • Burt Award for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Literature, 2018.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Children's Literature, 2017
  • Kirkus Prize for Young Readers' Literature, 2017.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2017
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2017
  • Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2018.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
  • American Indian Youth Literature Awards Honor Book, Young Adult Book, 2018.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10599083
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dimaline, Cherie
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
810
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Global warming
  • Procurement of organs, tissues, etc.
  • Bone marrow
  • Indians of North America
  • Dreams
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The marrow thieves, Cherie Dimaline
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
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9781537998107
Lccn
2016945346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The marrow thieves, Cherie Dimaline
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
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9781537998107
Lccn
2016945346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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