The Resource Belle Prater's boy, Ruth White

Belle Prater's boy, Ruth White

Label
Belle Prater's boy
Title
Belle Prater's boy
Statement of responsibility
Ruth White
Title variation
Belle Praters boy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Woodrow's mother suddenly disappears, he moves to his grandparents' home in a small Virginia town where he befriends his cousin and together they find the strength to face the terrible losses and fears in their lives
Summary
Cousins living in a Virginia coal town have both experienced the loss of someone dear to them. Through the stories they tell each other and the adventures they share, they learn to look beyond grief and imagine better lives for themselves
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1997.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1996.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997.
Awards note
Newbery honor book.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076485
Cataloging source
CQF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, Ruth
Index
no index present
Intended audience
RL: 10 & up
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cousins
  • Mother and child
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Mentally ill
  • Identity (Psychology)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Belle Prater's boy, Ruth White
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
A Yearling book
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Book Club edition.
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9780440413721
Isbn Type
(softcov.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm38051358
  • OCoLC
Label
Belle Prater's boy, Ruth White
Publication
Copyright
Note
A Yearling book
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Book Club edition.
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9780440413721
Isbn Type
(softcov.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm38051358
  • OCoLC

Library Locations

    • Central Branch LibraryBorrow it
      11260 Joor Rd., Baton Rouge, LA, 70818, US
      30.550630 -91.051706
    • Jones Creek Regional Branch LibraryBorrow it
      6222 Jones Creek Rd., Baton Rouge, LA, 70817, US
      30.396369 -91.018216
    • Scotlandville Branch LibraryBorrow it
      7373 Scenic Hwy., Baton Rouge, LA, 70807, US
      30.515300 -91.176032
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