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The Resource The carnival at Bray, by Jessie Ann Foley, (electronic resource)

The carnival at Bray, by Jessie Ann Foley, (electronic resource)

Label
The carnival at Bray
Title
The carnival at Bray
Statement of responsibility
by Jessie Ann Foley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the 2014 Helen Sheehan YA Book Prize It''s 1993, and the Teen Spirit Generation pulses to the hum of the grunge movement. Sixteen-year-old Maggie Lynch is plucked from her blue-collar Chicago neighborhood to a small town on the Irish Sea. Surviving off care-packages of Spin magazine and Twizzlers from her rocker uncle Kevin, she wonders if she''ll ever find her place in this new world. When tragedy and first love simultaneously strike, Maggie embarks upon a forbidden quest to fulfill a dying wish. Her pilgrimage takes her from the coastal town of Bray to a dodgy youth hostel in Dubl
Summary
Uprooted from Chicago to rural Ireland, Maggie searches for her place in the country she now calls home before enduring a tragedy that sends her on a pilgrimmage to fulfill her uncle's request
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2015.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: Top Ten, 2015.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10381240
Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foley, Jessie Ann
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.F67634
LC item number
Ca 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1030
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Young adult fiction
  • Bildungsromans
  • Ireland
  • Dublin (Ireland)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The carnival at Bray, by Jessie Ann Foley, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780989515566
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b6334b55-08cb-4097-9d37-eec0fdd82024
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1995459
  • (OCoLC)890072228
  • (OCoLC)ocn890072228
  • 1995459
Label
The carnival at Bray, by Jessie Ann Foley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780989515566
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b6334b55-08cb-4097-9d37-eec0fdd82024
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1995459
  • (OCoLC)890072228
  • (OCoLC)ocn890072228
  • 1995459

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