The Resource About a boy, Nick Hornby; retold by Anne Collins; [illustrations by Ivan Garcia]

About a boy, Nick Hornby; retold by Anne Collins; [illustrations by Ivan Garcia]

Label
About a boy
Title
About a boy
Statement of responsibility
Nick Hornby; retold by Anne Collins; [illustrations by Ivan Garcia]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Will Freeman wants an easy life with no responsibilities. But then he meets Marcus - an unusual twelve year old boy with serious problems. About a Boy is a modern classic - a very funny story about a very serious subject: love. It's also a popular movie starring Hugh Grant
Member of
Summary
Will trades his lack of enthusiasm toward children for a date with a truly beautiful woman and single mother in a comic, incisive novel about modern romance
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
003522
Cataloging source
NCLN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Anne
Dewey number
428.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hornby, Nick
  • Garcia, Ivan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin active reading. Level 4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of divorced parents
  • Readers for new literates
  • Single mothers
  • Single men
  • Readers (Adult)
  • Boys
  • London (England)
  • Functional literacy
Target audience
adult
Label
About a boy, Nick Hornby; retold by Anne Collins; [illustrations by Ivan Garcia]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 1st ed. published 2003; this ed. published 2008
  • Number of words (excluding activities) 21,322
Accompanying material
2 sound discs (CD) and 1 CD-ROM.
Dimensions
20 cm. +
Extent
iv, 92 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781405884501
Isbn Type
(set)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 7735611
  • 7735611
System details
System requirements: Windows 2000/XP/Vista; Macintosh OSX; Linux GNU/Linux
Label
About a boy, Nick Hornby; retold by Anne Collins; [illustrations by Ivan Garcia]
Publication
Note
  • 1st ed. published 2003; this ed. published 2008
  • Number of words (excluding activities) 21,322
Accompanying material
2 sound discs (CD) and 1 CD-ROM.
Dimensions
20 cm. +
Extent
iv, 92 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781405884501
Isbn Type
(set)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 7735611
  • 7735611
System details
System requirements: Windows 2000/XP/Vista; Macintosh OSX; Linux GNU/Linux

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