The Resource Red

Red

Label
Red
Title
Red
Statement of responsibility
Libby Gleeson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A gripping mystery unfolds in the aftermath of a devastating cyclone that leaves a young girl unable to remember her name or where she comes from ... Vivid, compelling writing from popular, multi-award winning author Libby Gleeson.Mud. In her mouth, her nose and her eyes. Mud in her hair and caked on her neck and her arms. Mud filling her shoes and seeping through the thin cotton weave of her trousers. She lay sprawled on her side, a garbled, barely distinct sound coming from her: jaymartinjaymartin. Her world was mud and pain.'What's your name?' A boy was sitting on a kitchen table floating in a muddy pool. At his feet was a child's doll, the head lolling to one side.'jaymartinjaymartin' she repeated mechanically.He stepped forward and slapped her hard across the face. 'Shut up that stupid talk.'Red can't remember the cyclone. She can't remember anything - her name, where she lived, who her family might be. Her identity has been ripped away. Then she makes a discovery, and finds she has an important mission to accomplish. But in this chaotic, bewildering world, can she do it on her own? Who can she trust?
Summary
When Red finds herself covered in mud in the aftermath of a cyclone, unable even to remember her own name, she sets out to find out who she is and where she belongs
Theme
Tone
Award
Prime Minister's Literary Awards: Children's Fiction, 2013.
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10116256
Cataloging source
ANL
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Gleeson, Libby
Dewey number
823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Mystery
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Red
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c807a1dc-eb06-4244-ba92-16ab1bf7e872
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781742695914
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Red
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c807a1dc-eb06-4244-ba92-16ab1bf7e872
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781742695914
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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