The Resource The red pencil, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans

The red pencil, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Label
The red pencil
Title
The red pencil
Statement of responsibility
by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Amira, look at me," Muma insists.She collects both my hands in hers."The Janjaweed attack without warning.If ever they come-- run." Finally, Amira is twelve. Old enough to wear a toob, old enough for new responsibilities. And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala-- Amira's one true dream. But life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive. The terrifying attackers ravage the town and unleash unspeakable horrors. After she loses nearly everything, Amira needs to dig deep within herself to find the strength to make the long journey-- on foot-- to safety at a refugee camp. Her days are tough at the camp, until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind-- and all kinds of possibilities. New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney's powerful verse and Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist Shane W. Evans's breathtaking illustrations combine to tell an inspiring tale of one girl's triumph against all odds
  • "After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--
Title
The red pencil
Creator
Contributor
Summary
"After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2015
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2015
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Fiction, 2014
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2015.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10351765
Cataloging source
RECBK
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 7 years and up
  • HL 620
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
620
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
juvenile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Label
The red pencil, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=17873EDC-2AA1-4DF9-9D0B-8C280BA57CE4
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • ALL_BRANCHES
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm83353664
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316371544
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00281941
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b111373335
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
17873EDC-2AA1-4DF9-9D0B-8C280BA57CE4

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