The Resource See you in the cosmos, Jack Cheng

See you in the cosmos, Jack Cheng

Label
See you in the cosmos
Title
See you in the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Jack Cheng
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
All eleven-year old Alex wants is to launch his iPod into space. With a series of audio recordings, he will show other lifeforms out in the cosmos what life on Earth, his Earth, is really like. But for a boy with a long-dead dad, a troubled mum, and a mostly-not-around brother, Alex struggles with the big questions. Where do I come from? Who's out there? And, above all, How can I be brave? Determined to find the answers, Alex sets out on a remarkable road trip that will turn his whole world upside down..
Summary
Eleven-year-old Alex Petroski is determined to launch his golden iPod into space, just like his hero Carl Sagan launched the Golden Record into space ages and ages ago. Instead, Alex and his dog, aptly named Carl Sagan, wind up on a road trip with some unexpected (and awesome) traveling companions and more than one eye-opening detour
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Golden Kite Award for Middle Grade/Young Reader Fiction, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10551995
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cheng, Jack
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1120
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of single parents
  • Families
  • Voyages and travels
  • Dogs
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Life on other planets
Target audience
juvenile
Label
See you in the cosmos, Jack Cheng
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780141365602
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
See you in the cosmos, Jack Cheng
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780141365602
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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