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The Resource Town is by the sea, Joanne Schwartz ; pictures by Sydney Smith

Town is by the sea, Joanne Schwartz ; pictures by Sydney Smith

Label
Town is by the sea
Title
Town is by the sea
Statement of responsibility
Joanne Schwartz ; pictures by Sydney Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Throughout his day, a young boy thinks of his father who is working in the coal mine that is located underneath the ocean
  • "A young boy wakes up to the sound of the sea, visits his grandfather's grave after lunch and comes home to a simple family dinner, but all the while his mind strays to his father digging for coal deep down under the sea."--
Summary
Throughout his day, a young boy thinks of his father who is working in the coal mine that is located underneath the ocean.
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2017.
  • Kate Greenaway Medal, 2018.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, 2017.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2017
  • TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, 2018.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2018.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
Boston Globe/Horn Book Picture Book Honor, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10549546
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, Joanne
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.S4079
LC item number
To 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
550
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Sydney
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coal miners
  • City and town life
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Cities and towns
  • Boys
  • Fathers and sons
  • Ocean mining
  • Children of coal miners
  • Nova Scotia
Target audience
preschool
Label
Town is by the sea, Joanne Schwartz ; pictures by Sydney Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781554988716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)954430153
  • (OCoLC)ocn954430153
  • 548003
Label
Town is by the sea, Joanne Schwartz ; pictures by Sydney Smith
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781554988716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)954430153
  • (OCoLC)ocn954430153
  • 548003

Library Locations

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      34.11878 -84.156553
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