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The Resource The wild girls, Pat Murphy

The wild girls, Pat Murphy

Label
The wild girls
Title
The wild girls
Statement of responsibility
Pat Murphy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Joan, worried that she will not have any friends when her family moves from Connecticut to California, bonds right away with Sarah, a girl who prefers to be called Fox, and the two spend a joyous summer playing outside, making up stories, and attending a writing class
Summary
When twelve-year-old Joan moves to California in 1972, she becomes friends with Sarah, who is timid at school but an imaginative leader when they play in the woods, and after winning a writing contest together they are recruited for an exclusive summer writing class that gives them new insights into themselves and others
Theme
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
258625
Cataloging source
ICrlF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murphy, Pat
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5.1
  • 5-8
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PZ7.M95435
LC item number
Wil 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
630
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creative writing
  • Best friends
  • Friendship
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Schools
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
  • Creative writing
  • Best friends
  • Friendship
  • Family problems
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Schools
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
  • Creative writing
  • Best friends
  • Friendship
  • Family problems
  • Self-realization
  • Schools
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The wild girls, Pat Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
13986906
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780142414118
Isbn Type
(Scholastic Book Fairs ed.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)039F597C2326449B9E94800CE2D78A0B
  • (IMchF)fol12053294
Label
The wild girls, Pat Murphy
Publication
Copyright
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
13986906
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780142414118
Isbn Type
(Scholastic Book Fairs ed.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)039F597C2326449B9E94800CE2D78A0B
  • (IMchF)fol12053294

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