The Resource Metal fish, falling snow, Cath Moore

Metal fish, falling snow, Cath Moore

Label
Metal fish, falling snow
Title
Metal fish, falling snow
Statement of responsibility
Cath Moore
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dylan and her adored French mother dream of one day sailing across the ocean to France. Paris, Dylan imagines, is a place where her black skin won't make her stand out, a place where she might feel she belongs. But when she loses her mother in a freak accident, Dylan finds herself on a very different journey- a road trip across outback Australia in the care of her mother's grieving boyfriend, Pat. As they travel through remote towns further and further from the water that Dylan longs for, she and Pat form an unlikely bond. One that will be broken when he leaves her with the family she has never known. Metal Fish, Falling Snow is a warm, funny and highly original portrait of a young girl's search for identity and her struggle to deal with grief. Through families lost and found, this own-voices story celebrates the resilience of the human heart and our need to know who we truly are
Storyline
Character
Award
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Prize for Young Adult Fiction, 2021.
  • Queensland Literary Awards, Young Adult Book Award, 2021.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10897269
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Cath
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers
  • Teenagers
  • Grief
  • Racially mixed people
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Identity
  • Families
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Automobile travel
  • Young adult fiction
  • Australia
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Metal fish, falling snow, Cath Moore
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
20 cm.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781922330079
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Metal fish, falling snow, Cath Moore
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
20 cm.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781922330079
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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