The Resource A face like glass, Frances Hardinge

A face like glass, Frances Hardinge

Label
A face like glass
Title
A face like glass
Statement of responsibility
Frances Hardinge
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the underground city of Caverna the world's most skilled craftsmen toil in the darkness to create delicacies beyond compare - wines that can remove memories, cheeses that can make you hallucinate and perfumes that convince you to trust the wearer, even as they slit your throat. The people of Caverna are more ordinary, but for one thing: their faces are as blank as untouched snow. Expressions must be learned, and only the famous Facesmiths can teach a person to show (or fake) joy, despair or fear - at a price. Into this dark and distrustful world comes Neverfell, a little girl with no memory of her past and a face so terrifying to those around her that she must wear a mask at all times. For Neverfell's emotions are as obvious on her face as those of the most skilled Facesmiths, though entirely genuine. And that makes her very dangerous indeed
Summary
When Neverfell, who has no memory, arrives in Caverna, her facial expressions make her very dangerous to the people who live with blank faces or pay dearly to learn to simulate emotions
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2018.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2018.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562624
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hardinge, Frances
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 920
  • 920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground areas
  • Emotions
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A face like glass, Frances Hardinge
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
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 (487 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781683350781
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D86EAE67-BA7F-4DD2-AD21-AF552C4D9804
System control number
(OCoLC)987299325
Label
A face like glass, Frances Hardinge
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
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 (487 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781683350781
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D86EAE67-BA7F-4DD2-AD21-AF552C4D9804
System control number
(OCoLC)987299325

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