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The Resource The silver donkey, Sonya Hartnett ; illustrated by Don Powers

The silver donkey, Sonya Hartnett ; illustrated by Don Powers

Label
The silver donkey
Title
The silver donkey
Statement of responsibility
Sonya Hartnett ; illustrated by Don Powers
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In France during World War I, four French children learn about honesty, loyalty, and courage from an English army deserter who tells them a series of stories related to his small, silver donkey charm
Summary
One morning in the woods of France, a blinded soldier is found by two sisters, Coco and Marcelle. The soldier tells the sisters tales connected to the keepsake he carries in his pocket: a silver donkey. As the days pass, the sisters learn the truth behind the silver donkey and what the precious object means: honesty, loyalty and courage
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Canberra’s Own Outstanding List (COOL), Fiction for Years 7-9, 2007.
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 2005.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
137816
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hartnett, Sonya
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.H267387
LC item number
Sil 2006
Literary form
novels
Reading level
5.0
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Powers, Don T.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Storytelling
  • Soldiers
  • Conduct of life
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Storytelling
  • Soldiers
  • Conduct of life
  • France
  • France
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel for children
Label
The silver donkey, Sonya Hartnett ; illustrated by Don Powers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published by Penguin Books Australia, 2004"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
266 p.
Isbn
9780763629373
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2006042582
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm64453537
  • (OCoLC)64453537
  • (DLC)140623
Label
The silver donkey, Sonya Hartnett ; illustrated by Don Powers
Publication
Note
"First published by Penguin Books Australia, 2004"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
266 p.
Isbn
9780763629373
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2006042582
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm64453537
  • (OCoLC)64453537
  • (DLC)140623

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