The Resource Laurinda, Alice Pung

Laurinda, Alice Pung

Label
Laurinda
Title
Laurinda
Statement of responsibility
Alice Pung
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When my dad dropped us off at the front gate, the first things I saw were the rose garden spreading out on either side of the main driveway and the enormous sign in iron cursive letters spelling out LAURINDA. No "Ladies College" after it, of course; the name was meant to speak for itself. Laurinda is an exclusive school for girls. At its secret core is the Cabinet, a trio of girls who wield power over their classmates - and some of their teachers. Entering this world of wealth and secrets is Lucy Lam, a scholarship girl with sharp eyes and a shaky sense of self. As she watches the Cabinet at work, and is courted by them, Lucy finds herself in a battle for her identity and integrity. Funny, feisty and moving, Laurinda explores Lucy's struggle to stay true to herself as she finds her way in a new world of privilege and opportunity
Member of
Summary
In Australia, Lucy tries to balance her life at home surrounded by her Chinese immigrant family, with her life at a pretentious private school
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature, 2016.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10440318
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pung, Alice
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
900
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls' schools
  • Peer pressure in adolescence
  • Travelers' writings, Australian
  • Voyages and travels
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Laurinda, Alice Pung
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=BLI_091648&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781922231581-BLI669184-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781922231581
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Laurinda, Alice Pung
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=BLI_091648&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781922231581-BLI669184-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781922231581
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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