The Resource Rowan of Rin, Emily Rodda

Rowan of Rin, Emily Rodda

Label
Rowan of Rin
Title
Rowan of Rin
Statement of responsibility
Emily Rodda
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The witch Sheba's prophecy is like a riddle. A riddle Rowan must solve if he is to find out the secret of the Mountain and save his home. To the sturdy villagers of Rin, the boy Rowan is a timid weakling. The most disappointing child ever. Yet, incredibly, it is his help they need when the stream that flows from the top of the Mountain dries up. Without its water, their precious bukshah herds will die, and Rin will be doomed. The six strongest villagers must brave the unknown terrors of the Mountain to discover the answer to the riddle. And Rowan, the unwanted seventh member of the group, must go with them
Member of
Summary
Because only he can read the magical map, young, weak, and timid Rowan joins six other villagers to climb a mountain and try to restore their water supply, as fears of a dragon and other horrors threaten to drive them back
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 1994.
  • Young Australians' Best Book Awards (YABBA), Older Readers, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
097638
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rodda, Emily
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Rowan of Rin
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rowan (Fictitious character : Rodda)
  • Heroes
  • Riddles
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Rowan of Rin, Emily Rodda
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
138 pages
Isbn
9781862915350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Rowan of Rin, Emily Rodda
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
138 pages
Isbn
9781862915350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print

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