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Alchemy and Meggy Swann, Karen Cushman

Label
Alchemy and Meggy Swann
Title
Alchemy and Meggy Swann
Statement of responsibility
Karen Cushman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meggy Swann, a girl who walks with the aid of two sticks, arrives in Elizabethan London, along with her goose Louise, to stay with her father who really does not want her, and while he pursues his dream of transforming base metal into gold, Meggy undergoes a transformation herself
Summary
In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
351199
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • School Library Journal starred, April 2010
  • Booklist starred, March 2010
  • Kirkus Starred, March 2010
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5.9
  • 5-8
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PZ7.C962
LC item number
Al 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
810
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Alchemy and Meggy Swann, Karen Cushman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
167 p.
Isbn
9780547231846
Lccn
2009016387
Other physical details
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Label
Alchemy and Meggy Swann, Karen Cushman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
167 p.
Isbn
9780547231846
Lccn
2009016387
Other physical details
map

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