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The Resource Shade's children, Garth Nix

Shade's children, Garth Nix

Label
Shade's children
Title
Shade's children
Statement of responsibility
Garth Nix
Title variation
Shades children
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a savage future world, four young fugitives attempt to overthrow the bloodthirsty rule of the Overlords with the help of Shade, their mysterious mentor
Summary
In a futuristic urban wasteland, evil Overlords have decreed that no human shall live a day past their fourteenth birthday. On that Sad Birthday, the child is the object of an obscene harvest resulting in the construction of a machinelike creature whose sole purpose is to kill. The mysterious Shade--once a man, but now more like the machines he fights--recruits the few children fortunate enough to escape..
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Golden Duck Awards, Hal Clement Award for Young Adult
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2016
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076277
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Junior High School
  • Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.)
  • School Library Journal
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 980
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.N647
LC item number
Sh 1997
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Shade's children, Garth Nix
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20215771
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780060273255
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
97003841 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InDan)56877
  • EAF4334352E111D6AE0800C0F03B6316
  • (IMchF)fol04694841
Label
Shade's children, Garth Nix
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20215771
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780060273255
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
97003841 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InDan)56877
  • EAF4334352E111D6AE0800C0F03B6316
  • (IMchF)fol04694841

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