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The Resource The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

Label
The Polar Express
Title
The Polar Express
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1986
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades K-2, 1991.
  • Caldecott Medal, 1986.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1987.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1985
  • Parents' Choice Award for Picture Books, 1985.
Awards note
Caldecott Medal/Honor, 1986
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
115695
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Children, October 2010
  • Elem. School Library Collection, June 2000
  • Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.), November 2013
  • School Library Journal, August 2014
  • Book Links (A.L.A.), July 2006
  • Booklist, February 2013
  • Catholic Library World, November 1996
  • Wilson's Children
  • Elem. School Library Collection
  • Caldecott Medal/Honor
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 4.2
  • K-3
  • K-3
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PZ7.V266
LC item number
Po 1985
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
520
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
primary
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
May include ornament
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
21406399
Dimensions
24 x 30 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
{32} p.
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780395389492
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
85010907
Other physical details
col. ill.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (rplri)23684
  • (IMchF)fol00448500
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Publication
Note
May include ornament
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
21406399
Dimensions
24 x 30 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
{32} p.
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780395389492
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
85010907
Other physical details
col. ill.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (rplri)23684
  • (IMchF)fol00448500
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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