The Resource Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea, David Almond ; illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, (electronic resource)

Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea, David Almond ; illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, (electronic resource)

Label
Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea
Title
Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea
Statement of responsibility
David Almond ; illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A solitary girl with a kinship for the sea makes a wondrous discovery in a tale of identity and belonging from master storyteller David Almond.Annie Lumsden has hair that drifts like seaweed, eyes that shine like rock pools, and thoughts that dart and dance like minnows. She lives with her artist mother by the sea, where she feels utterly at home, and has long felt apart from the other girls at school. Words and numbers on the page don't make sense to her, and strange maladies have been springing up that the doctors can't explain. Annie's mother says that all things can be turned into tales, and often she tells her daughter stories about the rocks she paints like faces, or the smoke that wafts from chimneys, or who Annie's dad is. But one day Annie asks her mother for a different tale, something with better truth in it--and on that same day a stranger in town, drawn to the sight of a girl who seems akin to the sea, helps Annie understand how special she is. Featuring Beatrice Alemagna's expressive illustrations, this enchanting coming-of-age tale by the award-winning David Almond borrows from lore and flirts at the edges of mystery
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Almond, David
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.A448
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Alemagna, Béatrice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Girls
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Beaches
  • Mermaids
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea, David Almond ; illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781536218527
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f9905557-e219-43df-91da-92621740b783
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1251914016
Label
Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea, David Almond ; illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781536218527
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f9905557-e219-43df-91da-92621740b783
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1251914016

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