The Resource A box of bones, Marina Cohen ; illustrations by Yana Bogatch

A box of bones, Marina Cohen ; illustrations by Yana Bogatch

Label
A box of bones
Title
A box of bones
Statement of responsibility
Marina Cohen ; illustrations by Yana Bogatch
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Kallie despises nonsense. She believes there's a rational explanation for everything, despite the good-natured prodding of her Grandpa Jess, who takes her to frivolous wastes of time like their town's local Festival of Fools. There, Kallie meets a faceless man (must be some kind of mask) who gives her a strange wooden puzzle box (must be some kind of gimmick). Intrigued despite herself, Kallie sets to work on unlocking its secrets and...lets something out. From here Kallie's life begins to entangle with another world, a world where Liah, a young bone carver, journeys with her master to sell wares to a wicked Queen. The sights, sounds, smells, and spells of Liah's world are beginning to leak into Kallie's, and if Kallie can't decipher the meaning of her own story, the end might be far from happy
Summary
A rationally minded 12-year-old who regards her town's magic-themed festival as a frivolous waste of time becomes the unexpected owner of a strange wooden puzzle box that enmeshes her in the alternate reality of a young bone carver.--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Atlas Publishing
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10782303
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Marina
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bogatch, Yana
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Puzzles
  • Wooden boxes
  • Bone carving
  • Mothers
  • Family secrets
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A box of bones, Marina Cohen ; illustrations by Yana Bogatch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781250172211
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A box of bones, Marina Cohen ; illustrations by Yana Bogatch
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781250172211
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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