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The Resource Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian

Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian

Label
Goodnight Mister Tom
Title
Goodnight Mister Tom
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Magorian
Title variation
Goodnight Mr Tom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
CLASSIC FICTION. Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London...This title is the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. Ages 10+
Member of
Summary
A battered, nine-year-old boy learns to embrace life when he is adopted by an old man in the English countryside during the Second World War
Award
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Older Readers, 1982.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 1991.
  • West Australian Young Readers's Book Award (WAYRBA), Older Readers, 1983.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1983
Awards note
Guardian Children's Fiction Award 1982.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
079405
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Magorian, Michelle
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Puffin modern classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Country life
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Child abuse
  • Children and older people
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published by Kestrel Books in 1981
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000045887366
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
429 p.
Isbn
9780141329703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)520709339
Label
Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
Publication
Note
First published by Kestrel Books in 1981
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000045887366
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
429 p.
Isbn
9780141329703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)520709339

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