The Resource The trials of Morrigan Crow, Jessica Townsend

The trials of Morrigan Crow, Jessica Townsend

Label
The trials of Morrigan Crow
Title
The trials of Morrigan Crow
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Townsend
Title variation
Nevermoor
Title variation remainder
the trials of Morrigan Crow
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Morrigan Crow is cursed. Born on an unlucky day, she is blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks - and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on Eventide. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor. It's there that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city's most prestigious organisation: the Wundrous Society. In order to join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children, each boasting an extraordinary talent that sets them apart. Except for Morrigan, who doesn't seem to have any special talent at all. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor for good, Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests - or she'll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate
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Summary
Born on the unluckiest day of the year and blamed for all misfortunes that occur in her community, a girl doomed to die at midnight on her 11th birthday is unexpectedly whisked away by a stranger on horseback who brings her to a magical city, where she learns she has been chosen to compete for a position with an organization comprised of highly talented individuals
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Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Children's Book, 2017.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year, 2018.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year for Younger Children, 2018.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Newcomer of the Year, 2018.
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2018.
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
  • Nielsen BookData Australian Booksellers’ Choice Award, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10596770
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Townsend, Jessica
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Nevermoor
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic
  • Blessing and cursing
  • Contests
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the trials of Morrigan Crow
Label
The trials of Morrigan Crow, Jessica Townsend
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Publication
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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
20 cm.
Extent
ix, 152 pages
Isbn
9780734418074
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The trials of Morrigan Crow, Jessica Townsend
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
ix, 152 pages
Isbn
9780734418074
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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