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The Resource Finnikin of the rock, Melina Marchetta

Finnikin of the rock, Melina Marchetta

Label
Finnikin of the rock
Title
Finnikin of the rock
Statement of responsibility
Melina Marchetta
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the age of nine, Finnikin is warned by the gods that he must sacrifice a pound of flesh in order to save the royal house of his homeland, Lumatere. He stands on the rock of three wonders with his friend Prince Balthazar and the prince's cousin, Lucian, and together they mix their blood. And Lumatere is safe: but then the unspeakable!
Member of
Summary
Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel, 2008.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year for Older Children, 2009.
  • Blue Hen Book Award (Delaware) for Teen Books, 2012.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2012
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
312047
Cataloging source
VWMR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marchetta, Melina
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For secondary school students
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Lumatere chronicles
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Science fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Finnikin of the rock, Melina Marchetta
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000043359538
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
398 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780670072811
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Finnikin of the rock, Melina Marchetta
Publication
Control code
000043359538
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
398 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780670072811
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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