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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
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
Summary
On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens's classic "Great Expectations."
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Lloyd
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Intended audience
780
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PR9639.3.J644
LC item number
M57 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
780
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books and reading
  • Storytelling
  • Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea)
Target audience
adult
Label
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published by The Text Publishing Company, Australia, 2006"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18287876
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780385341066
Lccn
2007005224
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)BK0007111511
Label
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones
Publication
Note
"First published by The Text Publishing Company, Australia, 2006"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18287876
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780385341066
Lccn
2007005224
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)BK0007111511

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