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The Resource Swamplandia!, Karen Russell

Swamplandia!, Karen Russell

Label
Swamplandia!
Title
Swamplandia!
Statement of responsibility
Karen Russell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Bigtree alligator wrestling dynasty is in decline, and Ava, a resourceful but terrified twelve year old, must battle to save it. After the death of her beautiful and legendary mother, Swamplandia, Ava.s island home in the Florida Everglades, is under threat from a nearby competitor
Summary
The Bigtree children struggle to protect their Florida Everglades alligator-wrestling theme park from a sophisticated competitor after losing their parents
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2011
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
377341
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russell, Karen
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
900
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alligators
  • Mothers
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Everglades (Fla.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Swamplandia!, Karen Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000049584903
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
315 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099555834
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Swamplandia!, Karen Russell
Publication
Control code
000049584903
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
315 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099555834
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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