The Resource Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones

Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones

Label
Mister Pip
Title
Mister Pip
Statement of responsibility
Lloyd Jones
Title variation
Mr Pip
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Matilda watches as all the foreigners flee her homeland--all but one, the white man Mr. Watts. Amidst the ruins of the town schoolhouse, Watts reads Dickens' Great Expectations to the children, thus sparking their imaginations and giving them hope in a chaotic world
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2008.
  • Alex Award, 2008.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2007.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 2007.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South East Asia and South Pacific: Best Book, 2007.
  • Kiriyama Prize for Fiction, 2008.
  • Montana Medal for Fiction or Poetry, 2007.
  • Montana New Zealand Book Award for Readers' Choice, 2007.
  • Montana New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, 2007.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
165042
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Lloyd
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
780
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Thirteen-year-old girls
  • Teachers
  • Books and reading
  • Storytelling
  • Imagination
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Survival
  • Schools
  • Island life
  • Civil war
  • Bougainville Island
  • Papua New Guinea
Target audience
adult
Label
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000040407289
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9781921145575
Label
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones
Publication
Control code
000040407289
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9781921145575

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
    • Margaret Martin LibraryBorrow it
      Level 1, Royal Randwick Shopping Centre , Randwick, NSW, 2031, AU
      -33.9151421 151.2408898
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