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The Resource The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold, (electronic resource)

The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold, (electronic resource)

Label
The lovely bones : a novel
Title
The lovely bones
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alice Sebold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story
Summary
Looking down from heaven, 14-year-old Susie Salmon recounts her rape and murder and watches her family as they cope with their grief and "the lovely bones" growing around her absence
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2002.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2003.
  • British Book Award for the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year, 2004.
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 2005.
  • Gateway Readers Award (Missouri), 2005.
  • Iowa High School Book Award, 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2002.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Young Adult Books, 2005.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
068738
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.E26
LC item number
L68 2002eb
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8302FF3E-636C-4693-B67F-A699A4E1D671
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based on print version record
  • OverDrive eBook
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780759570474
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52933562
  • ocm52933562
  • OCoLC
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8302FF3E-636C-4693-B67F-A699A4E1D671
Publication
Note
  • Description based on print version record
  • OverDrive eBook
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780759570474
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52933562
  • ocm52933562
  • OCoLC
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