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The Resource The fire-eaters, David Almond

The fire-eaters, David Almond

Label
The fire-eaters
Title
The fire-eaters
Statement of responsibility
David Almond
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future
Summary
In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2004.
  • Nestle Children's Book Prize for Nine to Eleven Year Olds, 2003.
  • Whitbread Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, 2003.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
122654
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Almond, David
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For children
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
520
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Hope
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • England
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The fire-eaters, David Almond
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Portions of this novel appeared in ... the magazines Panurge, Stand, and in A Kind of Heaven"--T.p. verso
Control code
000025060848
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
249p.
Isbn
9780340773826
Label
The fire-eaters, David Almond
Publication
Note
"Portions of this novel appeared in ... the magazines Panurge, Stand, and in A Kind of Heaven"--T.p. verso
Control code
000025060848
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
249p.
Isbn
9780340773826

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