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The Resource The tale of Despereaux : a junior novelization, by Jamie Michalak ; based on the story by Kate DiCamillo

The tale of Despereaux : a junior novelization, by Jamie Michalak ; based on the story by Kate DiCamillo

Label
The tale of Despereaux : a junior novelization
Title
The tale of Despereaux
Title remainder
a junior novelization
Statement of responsibility
by Jamie Michalak ; based on the story by Kate DiCamillo
Title variation
Tale of Despereaux
Title variation remainder
a junior novelization
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tale of sad princess, an exiled rat, and a tiny mouse named Despereaux, who dreams of being a hero
Summary
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Blue Hen Book Award (Delaware) for Chapter Books, 2002.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Fiction, 2006.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Intermediate, 2005.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 4-5, 2005.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2005.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2006.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2005.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2007.
  • Newbery Medal, 2004.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Children’s Books, 2006.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121551
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Michalak, Jamie
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 670
  • 670
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
DiCamillo, Kate
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mice
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Label
The tale of Despereaux : a junior novelization, by Jamie Michalak ; based on the story by Kate DiCamillo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Film tie-in
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
219 pages, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9780763640767
Lccn
2008932952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color movie stills
Label
The tale of Despereaux : a junior novelization, by Jamie Michalak ; based on the story by Kate DiCamillo
Publication
Copyright
Note
Film tie-in
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
219 pages, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9780763640767
Lccn
2008932952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color movie stills

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