The Resource No ordinary day, Deborah Ellis

No ordinary day, Deborah Ellis

Label
No ordinary day
Title
No ordinary day
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Ellis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Valli has always been afraid of the lepers living on the other side of the train tracks in the coal town of Jharia, India, so when a chance encounter with a doctor reveals she also has leprosy, Valli rejects help and begins an uncertain life on the streets
Summary
After learning that her family adopted her, Valli runs away from home to live on the streets of Kolkata, India, where she begs, steals, and resists help from a doctor who reveals that she has leprosy
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011
  • West Virginia Children's Choice Book Award, 2013.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10012707
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Deborah
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
580
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Leprosy
  • Homeless persons
  • Young adult fiction
  • India
Target audience
adolescent
Label
No ordinary day, Deborah Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
159 p.
Isbn
9781554981342
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781554981342
Label
No ordinary day, Deborah Ellis
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
159 p.
Isbn
9781554981342
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781554981342

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