The Resource Not bad for a bad lad, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman, (electronic resource)

Not bad for a bad lad, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman, (electronic resource)

Label
Not bad for a bad lad
Title
Not bad for a bad lad
Statement of responsibility
Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
There's no two ways about it: when I was young I was a bad lad.' Everyone thinks this lad is bad, even him. So it's no surprise when he's sent to Hollesley Bay Borstal.?But then he starts to work in the prison stable, gaining the trust of the horses and the respect of Mr Alfie, and something begins to change ... Together, Morpurgo and Foreman have weaved an inspiring tale about what happens when you show someone how to follow their dreams
Summary
A young thief sent to a working prison for a year is assigned to help clean out the local stables, and when the stable manager sees how well he works with the animals, the boy is asked to tame a violent horse called Dombey
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10516808
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morpurgo, Michael
Dewey number
[Fic]
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Foreman, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Juvenile detention homes
  • Horses
  • Stablehands
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Not bad for a bad lad, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3D17AA79-2B38-470F-9C0F-FCC8F5186BF8
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Cover; Table of Contents; Title Page; Not Bad for a Bad Lad; Copyright
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848773172
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3D17AA79-2B38-470F-9C0F-FCC8F5186BF8
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o779827870
  • (OCoLC)779827870
Label
Not bad for a bad lad, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3D17AA79-2B38-470F-9C0F-FCC8F5186BF8
Publication
Contents
Cover; Table of Contents; Title Page; Not Bad for a Bad Lad; Copyright
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848773172
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3D17AA79-2B38-470F-9C0F-FCC8F5186BF8
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o779827870
  • (OCoLC)779827870

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