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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 postnuclear 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
DPB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nix, Garth
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
  • Children
  • Teachers
  • Science fiction
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Shade's children, Garth Nix
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, c1997
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
17811318
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st Eos ed.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780064471961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53045937
  • (OCoLC)53045937
Label
Shade's children, Garth Nix
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, c1997
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
17811318
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st Eos ed.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780064471961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53045937
  • (OCoLC)53045937

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