The Resource My lovely Frankie, Judith Clarke

My lovely Frankie, Judith Clarke

Label
My lovely Frankie
Title
My lovely Frankie
Statement of responsibility
Judith Clarke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Frankie believed in Heaven quite literally, as if it was another lovely world out past the stars. And when he spoke the word "love", it seemed to spring free and fly into the air like a beautiful balloon you wanted to run after. But I couldn't tell my parents about Frankie, not properly. I told them I'd made friends with the boy in the room next to mine, and how he'd come from this little town out west. I couldn't tell them how he was becoming the best thing in my world. I couldn't tell anyone, I hardly admitted it to myself.' In the 1950s, 'entering' the seminary was for ever, and young boys were gathered into the priesthood before they were old enough to know what they would lose. Tom went to St Finbar's because he was looking for something more than the ordinary happiness of his home and school. But then he discovered that being able to love another person was the most important thing of all. For Tom, loving Frankie made him part of the world. Even when Frankie was gone..
Summary
A masterful, moving story about a teenage boy caught between faith and love, by one of Australia's finest YA writers
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10576336
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Judith
Intended audience
Young adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adolescence
  • Bullying
  • Homosexuality
  • Priesthood
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
My lovely Frankie, Judith Clarke
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=AAU_418413&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
9781760638689-AAU1271470-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781760638689
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
My lovely Frankie, Judith Clarke
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=AAU_418413&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
9781760638689-AAU1271470-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781760638689
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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