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The Resource Gone a-whaling : the lure of the sea and the hunt for the great whale., by Jim Murphy

Gone a-whaling : the lure of the sea and the hunt for the great whale., by Jim Murphy

Label
Gone a-whaling : the lure of the sea and the hunt for the great whale.
Title
Gone a-whaling
Title remainder
the lure of the sea and the hunt for the great whale.
Statement of responsibility
by Jim Murphy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Surveys the history of the whaling industry from its earliest days to the present, focusing on the young boys who managed to sign on for whaling voyages
Summary
Surveys the history of the whaling industry from its earliest days to the present, focusing on the young boys who managed to sign on for whaling voyages
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1998.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
178886
Cataloging source
BIB/OE
Dewey number
306.3/64
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 9-12
  • 1150
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1150
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the lure of the sea and the hunt for the great whale
Label
Gone a-whaling : the lure of the sea and the hunt for the great whale., by Jim Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-200) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5216492
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780395698471
Lccn
97013051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Catalog Card Company)cce98150614
  • (DPL)38085
Label
Gone a-whaling : the lure of the sea and the hunt for the great whale., by Jim Murphy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-200) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5216492
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780395698471
Lccn
97013051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Catalog Card Company)cce98150614
  • (DPL)38085

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