The Resource Saving Francesca, Melina Marchetta

Saving Francesca, Melina Marchetta

Label
Saving Francesca
Title
Saving Francesca
Statement of responsibility
Melina Marchetta
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Francesca is in year eleven, at the beginning of her second term at an all boys' school that has just started accepting girls. She still misses her old friends, and, to make things worse, her mother has had a nervous breakdown and can barely move from her bed. But Francesca had not counted on the loyalty of her new friends ... Ages 13+
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Francesca could use her outspoken mother's help with the problems of being one of a handful of girls at a parochial school that has just turned co-ed, but her mother has suddenly become severely depressed
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 2004.
  • West Australian Young Readers's Book Award (WAYRBA), Older Readers, 2004.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2004.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
128268
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marchetta, Melina
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 770
  • 770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Schools
  • Friendship
  • Australian fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Saving Francesca, Melina Marchetta
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • From the Austalian author of 'Looking for Alibrandi'
  • "The Children's Book Council of the Australia - Book of the year: older readers"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780143000976
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780143000976
Label
Saving Francesca, Melina Marchetta
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • From the Austalian author of 'Looking for Alibrandi'
  • "The Children's Book Council of the Australia - Book of the year: older readers"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780143000976
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780143000976

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