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The Resource Soonchild, Russell Hoban ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon

Soonchild, Russell Hoban ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon

Label
Soonchild
Title
Soonchild
Statement of responsibility
Russell Hoban ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon
Title variation
Soon child
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the cold north, when Sixteen-Face John, a shaman, learns that his first child, a soonchild, cannot hear the World Songs that inspire all newborns from their mother's wombs, he sets out on a quest that takes him through many lifetimes and many shape-shifts, as well as encounters with beasts, demons and a mysterious benevolent owl spirit, Ukpika, who is linked to John's past
Summary
In the cold north, when Sixteen-Face John, a shaman, learns that his first child, a soonchild, cannot hear the World Songs that inspire all newborns from their mother's wombs, he sets out on a quest that takes him through many lifetimes and many shape-shifts, as well as encounters with beasts, demons and a mysterious benevolent owl spirit, Ukpika, who is linked to John's past
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10126478
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoban, Russell
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.H637
LC item number
Soo 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Deacon, Alexis
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shamans
  • Paranormal fiction
  • Father and child
  • Pregnancy
  • Inuit
  • Eskimos
  • Arctic regions
  • Shamans
  • Supernatural
  • Father and child
  • Pregnancy
  • Inuit
  • Eskimos
  • Arctic regions
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / Native American
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / New Baby
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Soonchild, Russell Hoban ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
132 p.
Isbn
9780763659202
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011048373
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)774490769
Label
Soonchild, Russell Hoban ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
132 p.
Isbn
9780763659202
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011048373
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)774490769

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