The Resource Sweep : the story of a girl and her monster, by Jonathan Auxier

Sweep : the story of a girl and her monster, by Jonathan Auxier

Label
Sweep : the story of a girl and her monster
Title
Sweep
Title remainder
the story of a girl and her monster
Statement of responsibility
by Jonathan Auxier
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's been five years since the Sweep disappeared. Orphaned and alone, Nan Sparrow had no other choice but to work for a ruthless chimney sweep named Wilkie Crudd. She spends her days sweeping out chimneys. The job is dangerous and thankless, but with her wits and will, Nan has managed to beat the deadly odds time and time again. When Nan gets stuck in a chimney fire, she fears the end has come. Instead, she wakes to find herself unharmed in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature-a golem-made from soot and ash. Sweep is the story of a girl and her monster. Together, these two outcasts carve out a new life-saving each other in the process. Lyrically told by one of today's most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and wonder
Summary
In nineteenth-century England, after her father's disappearance Nan Sparrow, ten, works as a "climbing boy," aiding chimney sweeps, but when her most treasured possessions end up in a fireplace, she unwittingly creates a golem
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Children's Literature, 2018.
  • Sydney Taylor Book Award for Older Readers, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10690272
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Auxier, Jonathan
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
630
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Golem
  • Chimney sweeps
  • Homeless persons
  • Orphans
  • Children's stories
  • Great Britain
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of a girl and her monster
Label
Sweep : the story of a girl and her monster, by Jonathan Auxier
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781419731402
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Sweep : the story of a girl and her monster, by Jonathan Auxier
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781419731402
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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