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The Resource The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick

The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick

Label
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg
Title
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg
Statement of responsibility
Rodman Philbrick
Title variation
Homer P. Figg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • ALA Notable Books for Children, 2010.
  • Newbery Honor Book, 2010.
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
charts
Index
no index present
Intended audience
950
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • MG
  • 3-5
LC call number
PZ7.P52112
LC item number
Mo 2009
Literary form
novels
Reading level
  • 5.6
  • 5.6
  • 7.4
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick
Link
http://www.mackin.com/BookPics/Book.aspx?isbn=9780439668187
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The meanest man in Maine -- Muddy blues -- The wretched lie -- The dark of the world -- Bears as big as boulders -- The worst smell ever -- The man in the sack -- Pancakes in heaven -- Quaker talk -- When the river cries like a baby -- The weasel comes a-calling -- The door in the dirt -- A wagonload of hope -- The hungry mouse -- Train to glory -- Frank T. Nibbly, entirely at your service -- Message for Homer Figg -- The smell of pigs -- The amazing pig boy -- The caravan of miracles -- Boiled by Indians -- The secret in the wagons -- The sound of guns -- Three oinks for Homer Pig -- See the elephant and die -- The terrible black wagons -- The mad balloon man -- Like a squirrel up a tree -- Like a bird with a broken wing -- When the screaming comes inside -- On the terrible first day of July -- Things best forgot -- M is for mutineer -- One small hill -- Even when they're dead -- What happened in the end -- Some additional Civil War facts, opinions, slang & definitions, to be argued, debated & cogitated upon
Control code
ocn231584599
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780439668217
Lccn
2008016925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)231584599
Label
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, Rodman Philbrick
Link
http://www.mackin.com/BookPics/Book.aspx?isbn=9780439668187
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The meanest man in Maine -- Muddy blues -- The wretched lie -- The dark of the world -- Bears as big as boulders -- The worst smell ever -- The man in the sack -- Pancakes in heaven -- Quaker talk -- When the river cries like a baby -- The weasel comes a-calling -- The door in the dirt -- A wagonload of hope -- The hungry mouse -- Train to glory -- Frank T. Nibbly, entirely at your service -- Message for Homer Figg -- The smell of pigs -- The amazing pig boy -- The caravan of miracles -- Boiled by Indians -- The secret in the wagons -- The sound of guns -- Three oinks for Homer Pig -- See the elephant and die -- The terrible black wagons -- The mad balloon man -- Like a squirrel up a tree -- Like a bird with a broken wing -- When the screaming comes inside -- On the terrible first day of July -- Things best forgot -- M is for mutineer -- One small hill -- Even when they're dead -- What happened in the end -- Some additional Civil War facts, opinions, slang & definitions, to be argued, debated & cogitated upon
Control code
ocn231584599
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780439668217
Lccn
2008016925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)231584599

Library Locations

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