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The Resource Owney, the mail-pouch pooch, Mona Kerby ; pictures by Lynne Barasch

Owney, the mail-pouch pooch, Mona Kerby ; pictures by Lynne Barasch

Label
Owney, the mail-pouch pooch
Title
Owney, the mail-pouch pooch
Statement of responsibility
Mona Kerby ; pictures by Lynne Barasch
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In 1888, Owney, a stray terrier puppy, finds a home in the Albany, New York, post office and becomes its official mascot as he rides the mail train through the Adirondacks and beyond, criss-crossing the United States, into Canada and Mexico, and eventually traveling around the world by mail boat in 132 days
  • In 1888, Owney, a stray puppy, finds a home in the Albany, New York, post office and becomes its official mascot. Over the course of nine years, Owney guards the mail, not only in Albany but on mail trains that travel all over the United States
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kerby, Mona
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • [E]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
LC call number
PZ10.3.K4845
LC item number
Own 2008
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
4.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barasch, Lynne
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Owney (Dog)
  • Owney (Dog)
  • Terriers
  • Dogs
  • Mascots
  • Postal service
  • Voyages and travels
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Owney, the mail-pouch pooch, Mona Kerby ; pictures by Lynne Barasch
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Frances Foster Books."
Bar code
  • 31223088950234
  • 31223088950242
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v.(unpaged)
Isbn
9780374356859
Lccn
2006047605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
col. ill., map
System control number
  • 68965782
  • (OCoLC)68965782
Label
Owney, the mail-pouch pooch, Mona Kerby ; pictures by Lynne Barasch
Link
Publication
Note
"Frances Foster Books."
Bar code
  • 31223088950234
  • 31223088950242
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v.(unpaged)
Isbn
9780374356859
Lccn
2006047605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
col. ill., map
System control number
  • 68965782
  • (OCoLC)68965782

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