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The Resource The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain, Peter Sís

The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain, Peter Sís

Label
The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain
Title
The wall
Title remainder
growing up behind the Iron Curtain
Statement of responsibility
Peter Sís
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotated illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes take readers on an extraordinary journey of how the artist-author's life was shaped while growing up in Czechoslovakia during the Cold War, as well as the influence of western culture through the influx of banned books, music, and news, in a powerful graphic memoir
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2007
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction, 2008.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 2007
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2008.
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2008
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
Awards note
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 2008.
  • Robert F. Sibert Medal, 2008.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
190173
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sís, Peter
Dewey number
  • 943.704092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
NC975.5.S57
LC item number
A2 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sís, Peter
  • Illustrators
  • Authors, American
  • Czech Americans
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Czechoslovakia
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
growing up behind the Iron Curtain
Label
The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain, Peter Sís
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Frances Foster books."
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374347017
Lccn
2006-49149
Note
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm70839815
  • 4314-33060
  • BK0006943004
  • (OCoLC)70839815
  • (OUa)vtls000678254
  • (OCoLC)ocm70839815
Label
The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain, Peter Sís
Publication
Note
"Frances Foster books."
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374347017
Lccn
2006-49149
Note
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm70839815
  • 4314-33060
  • BK0006943004
  • (OCoLC)70839815
  • (OUa)vtls000678254
  • (OCoLC)ocm70839815

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