The Resource Unbecoming

Unbecoming

Label
Unbecoming
Title
Unbecoming
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Downham
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Summary
Three women - three secrets - one heart-stopping story. Katie, seventeen, in love with someone whose identity she can't reveal. Her mother Caroline, uptight, worn out and about to find the past catching up with her. Katie's grandmother, Mary, back with the family after years of mysterious absence and 'capable of anything', despite suffering from Alzheimers. As Katie cares for an elderly woman who brings daily chaos to her life, she finds herself drawn to her
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2017.
  • Rainbow List, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457221
Cataloging source
BIP UK
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Downham, Jenny
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult Audience
Intended audience source
David Fickling Books
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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LGBT Life with Full Text
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Mothers and daughters
  • People with Alzheimer's disease
  • Family secrets
  • Family relationships
  • Families
  • Single parent families
  • Dementia
  • Resentfulness
  • Memory
  • Empathy
  • Expectation (Psychology)
Summary expansion
Spanning three generations of women in one family, Jenny sensitively addresses dementia, single motherhood and teenage angst
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Unbecoming
Link
https://goldcoast.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/direct.asp?db=qth&jid=17VW&scope=site
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OCM1ssib021847753
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781910200643
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssib021847753
Label
Unbecoming
Link
https://goldcoast.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/direct.asp?db=qth&jid=17VW&scope=site
Publication
Control code
OCM1ssib021847753
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781910200643
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssib021847753

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