The Resource The witch boy, Molly Knox Ostertag

The witch boy, Molly Knox Ostertag

Label
The witch boy
Title
The witch boy
Statement of responsibility
Molly Knox Ostertag
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted...and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be. When a mysterious danger threatens the other boys, Aster knows he can help -- as a witch. It will take the encouragement of a new friend, the non-magical and non-conforming Charlie, to convince Aster to try practicing his skills. And it will require even more courage to save his family...and be truly himself."--
Member of
Summary
In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . . and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be. When a mysterious danger threatens the other boys, Aster knows he can help -- as a witch
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Illustration
Award
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 4-6, Graphic Novel, 2019.
  • SEE-IT Award, 2018.
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2018.
Assigning source
Amazon.com
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10581879
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ostertag, Molly
Dewey number
741
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 8-12
  • GN490L
Intended audience source
  • Brodart
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Reading level
3.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Witch boy (Ostertag)
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • Witches
  • Conformity
  • Gender nonconformity
  • Friendship
  • Magic
  • Shapeshifting
  • Sex role
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The witch boy, Molly Knox Ostertag
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9781338089516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations, color genealogical table
Label
The witch boy, Molly Knox Ostertag
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9781338089516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations, color genealogical table

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