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The fire-eaters, David Almond

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The fire-eaters
Title
The fire-eaters
Statement of responsibility
David Almond
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future
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Title
The fire-eaters
Creator
Summary
In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future
Subject
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2004.
  • Nestle Children's Book Prize for Nine to Eleven Year Olds, 2003.
  • Whitbread Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, 2003.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
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122654
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.A448
LC item number
Fi 2004
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520
Literary form
fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
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True
Target audience
pre adolescent
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David Almond
The fire-eaters, David Almond
Label
The fire-eaters, David Almond
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0413/2003055709.html
Publication
Note
"Portions of this novel appeared in ... the magazines Panurge, Stand, and in A Kind of Heaven"--T.p. verso
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ocm53215815
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Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780385731706
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2003055709

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