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Author Almond, David, 1951-

Title The fire-eaters / David Almond.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Fiction  F ALMOND    ---  Available
 PCMS Historical Fiction  F ALMOND    ---  Available
Description 218 p. ; 22 cm.
Note "Originally published in Great Britain in 2003 by Hodder Children's Books"--T.p. verso.
"Portions of this novel appeared in ... the magazines Panurge, Stand, and in A Kind of Heaven"--T.p. verso.
Indexed In: Bklst 03/15/2004
SLJ May 2004
PW 05/03/2004
Kirkus 04/01/2004
BCCB Recommended
Horn Bk May 2004
Summary In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future.
Study Program Accelerated Reader ATOS RL 3.6 5.0 PCMS GNET
Subject Conduct of life -- Fiction.
Hope -- Fiction.
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
ISBN 0385731701

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