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The Resource Dragonfly song, Wendy Orr

Dragonfly song, Wendy Orr

Label
Dragonfly song
Title
Dragonfly song
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Orr
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nobody but the old wise-woman knows what truly happened to Aissa, the firstborn daughter of the priestess. If they saw the half-moon scars on the servant girl's wrists they would find it out, but who would look twice at lowly, mute No-Name? Only the Lady's cats, and the fireflies summoned by her silent song. Then the soldiers of Crete come, demanding children as tribute for their god-king's bull dances, and Aissa is determined to take destiny into her own scarred hands. A gripping Bronze-Age fantasy from award-winning author Wendy Orr"--Page 4 of cover
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Summary
There are whispers that the Lady, an island priestess, gave birth to a deformed child, and because of this she was rejected and doomed to a life of servitude as a lowly mute no-name. Aissa wonders about the scars along her wrists and her connection with animals. When the soldiers of Crete arrive demanding children as a tribute for their god-king's bull dances, Aissa decides to take matters into her own scarred hands.
Character
Award
  • Adelaide Festival Award for Children's Literature (South Australia), 2016.
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2017.
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards: Children's Fiction, 2017.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10533647
Cataloging source
VPW
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
8 to 12
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dragonfly song, Wendy Orr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published by Allen & Unwin: Crow's Nest, New South Wales, Australia, 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
393 pages
Isbn
9781772780376
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
FANTASY
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1006747844
Label
Dragonfly song, Wendy Orr
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published by Allen & Unwin: Crow's Nest, New South Wales, Australia, 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
393 pages
Isbn
9781772780376
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
FANTASY
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1006747844

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