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The Resource Tender Morsels

Tender Morsels

Label
Tender Morsels
Title
Tender Morsels
Statement of responsibility
Margo Lanagan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tender Morsels has won tremendous acclaim around the world. It is fiercely poetic, exquisite and unforgettable. Fantasy at its heart-wrenching best.Liga's life is filled with dark hearts and foul deeds. So she chooses a protective path of natural magic to find a safe other-worldly place for herself and her two daughters. But when magicked bears and mischief men break the borders of their refuge the girls must face the truth, and engage with the appeal and risk of the real raw world.Tender Morsels unflinchingly explores the evil and sweetness in the world and the magic of learning to live with both.'One of my favourite books in ages...powerful and moving.' Neil Gaiman'Tender Morsels...is funny, tragic, wise, tender and beautifully written. It also left me gasping with shock'. Meg Rosoff'...a towering work of imagination in which a supremely talented writer opens rich new frontiers.' Sydney Morning Herald'Give over to the pull of this story and you will be transported.' The Age'An exquisite novel.' Weekend Australian'A wonderful and thought-provoking story examining the human condition, set in a world where anything is possible.' Herald Sun'...a marvel to read and will only further solidify Lanagan's place at the very razor's edge of YA speculative fiction.' Booklist Honor Book Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence 2009Winner (joint) Best Novel World Fantasy Awards 2009Winner, Ditmar Award, Best Novel 2009Short-listed, Locus Awards, Young Adult Novel 2009Honor Book, Tiptree Awards 2009Short-listed, Shirley Jackson Award for 'literature of psychological suspense, horror and the dark fantasticShort-listed, 2008 Aurealis Award, Best Fantasy Novel
Summary
A young woman who has endured unspeakable cruelties is magically granted a safe haven apart from the real world and allowed to raise her two daughters in this alternate reality, until the barrier between her world and the real one begins to break down
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
  • Ditmar Award, 2009.
  • World Fantasy Award, 2009.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2009
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2016
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
275211
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lanagan, Margo
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
950
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Tender Morsels
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:18b1f568-76d6-4704-af5c-777abbfea1b3
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781741769890
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Tender Morsels
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:18b1f568-76d6-4704-af5c-777abbfea1b3
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781741769890
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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