The Resource The minnow, Diana Sweeney

The minnow, Diana Sweeney

Label
The minnow
Title
The minnow
Statement of responsibility
Diana Sweeney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tom survived a devastating flood that claimed the lives of her sister and parents. Now she lives with Bill in his old shed by the lake. But it's time to move out-Tom is pregnant with Bill's baby. Jonah lets her move in with him. Mrs Peck gives her the Fishmaster Super Series tackle box. Nana is full of gentle good advice and useful sayings. And in her longing for what is lost, Tom talks to fish: Oscar the carp in the pet shop, little Sarah catfish who might be her sister, an unhelpful turtle in a tank at the maternity ward. And the minnow. The Minnow is a moving and powerful coming-of-age story with a whimsical element that belies the heartbreaking truth of grief and loss. Tom is a character you will never forget
Awards note
Winner of the 2013 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children's Writing.
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 14+
  • For young adults
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adolescent
The minnow, Diana Sweeney
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The minnow, Diana Sweeney
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tom survived a devastating flood that claimed the lives of her sister and parents. Now she lives with Bill in his old shed by the lake. But it's time to move out - Tom is pregnant with Bill's baby. Jonah lets her move in with him. Mrs Peck gives her the Fishmaster Super Series tackle box. Nana is full of gentle good advice and useful sayings. And in her longing for what is lost, Tom talks to fish: Oscar the carp in the pet shop, little Sarah catfish who might be her sister, an unhelpful turtle in a tank at the maternity ward. And the minnow
Control code
ocn860897243
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
263 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922182012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781922182012
  • (OCoLC)860897243

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