The Resource The week at world's end, Emma Carroll

The week at world's end, Emma Carroll

Label
The week at world's end
Title
The week at world's end
Statement of responsibility
Emma Carroll
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Britain, 1962: 'Who are you?' I asked. 'You don't know who I am? You mean, it's not been on the news?' The girl glanced from Ray to me and back again. 'It's better I don't tell you,' she said firmly. Nothing ever happens in World's End Close. So when Stevie discovers a runaway girl in her coal shed, the first thing she does is fetch her best friend, Ray. Both are dying for a bit of adventure, and when the girl begs for help, they readily agree. Yet they soon realise they've taken on more than they bargained for. The girl, Anna, reveals she's on the run from people who are trying to poison her. Meanwhile, on the news, the Americans and Russians are arguing over missiles in Cuba. As the threat of war grows, Anna's behaviour becomes more mysterious. And when Stevie unearths a dark family secret, she wonders if Anna has come to World's End Close on purpose, with a special message just for her
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carroll, Emma
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • Best friends
  • Runaway children
  • Family secrets
  • Children's stories
  • Great Britain
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The week at world's end, Emma Carroll
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
306 pages
Isbn
9780571332830
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The week at world's end, Emma Carroll
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
306 pages
Isbn
9780571332830
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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