The Resource Thirteen doorways, wolves behind them all, Laura Ruby

Thirteen doorways, wolves behind them all, Laura Ruby

Label
Thirteen doorways, wolves behind them all
Title
Thirteen doorways, wolves behind them all
Statement of responsibility
Laura Ruby
Title variation
13 doorways, wolves behind them all
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Frankie's mother died and her father left her and her siblings at an orphanage in Chicago, it was supposed to be only temporary - just long enough for him to get back on his feet and be able to provide for them once again. That's why she is not prepared for the day that he arrives for his weekend visit with a new woman on his arm and out-of-state train tickets in his pocket. Now Frankie and her sister, Toni, are abandoned alongside so many other orphans, two young, unwanted women doing everything they can to survive. And as the embers of the Great Depression are kindled into the fires of World War II, and the shadows of injustice, poverty, and death walk the streets in broad daylight, Frankie must find something worth holding on to in the ruins of this shattered America - every minute of every day spent wondering if the life she's able to carve out will be enough. I will admit I do not know if it will be. But I will be watching, waiting to find out. That's what ghosts do
Awards note
National Book Award finalist and winner of The Michael L. Printz Award.
Cataloging source
CHY
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruby, Laura
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.B83138
LC item number
Thi 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abandoned children
  • Ghost stories
  • Depressions
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Abandoned children
  • Ghosts
  • Depressions
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Thirteen doorways, wolves behind them all, Laura Ruby
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780062317643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1120936412
  • (OCoLC)1120936412
Label
Thirteen doorways, wolves behind them all, Laura Ruby
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780062317643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1120936412
  • (OCoLC)1120936412

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