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The Resource Leave Taking, Lorraine Marwood ; [illustrations by Peter Carnavas]

Leave Taking, Lorraine Marwood ; [illustrations by Peter Carnavas]

Label
Leave Taking
Title
Leave Taking
Statement of responsibility
Lorraine Marwood ; [illustrations by Peter Carnavas]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What if you had just one week left to say goodbye to everything you've ever known? Toby and his mum and dad are leaving their family farm after the death of Toby's younger sister, Leah. Together, they sort through all their belongings and put things aside to sell or throw out. It's a big task, and Toby doesn't want to leave the only place he's called home. As his last day on the farm approaches, Toby has a plan - a plan to say goodbye to all the things and places that mean something special to him and Leah, from the machinery shed to Pa's old truck to the chook house. With the help of his best friend, Trigger the dog, he learns what it means to take your leave
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Summary
Leave taking noun the act of saying goodbye. What if you had just one week left to say goodbye to everything you've ever known? Toby and his mum and dad are leaving their family farm after the death of Toby's younger sister, Leah. Together, they sort through all their belongings and put things aside to sell or throw out. It's a big task, and Toby doesn't want to leave the only place he's called home. As his last day on the farm approaches, Toby has a plan, a plan to say goodbye to all the things and places that mean something special to him and Leah, from the machinery shed to Pa's old truck to the chook house. With the help of his best friend, Trigger the dog, he learns what it means to take your leave.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature, 2018.
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
Awards note
Children's Book Council of Australia Shortlist, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10665669
Cataloging source
AUMCS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marwood, Lorraine
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
9-12 years old
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carnavas, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
New South Wales Premiers Reading Challenge 5-6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bereavement
  • Novels in verse
  • Australian fiction
  • Grief
  • Belonging (Social psychology)
  • Children's stories
  • Farewells
  • Loss (Psychology) in children
  • Families
Target audience
primary
Label
Leave Taking, Lorraine Marwood ; [illustrations by Peter Carnavas]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063888272
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
125 pages
Isbn
9780702260117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1021881513
Label
Leave Taking, Lorraine Marwood ; [illustrations by Peter Carnavas]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063888272
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
125 pages
Isbn
9780702260117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1021881513

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