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The Resource In the skin of a monster, Kathryn Barker

In the skin of a monster, Kathryn Barker

Label
In the skin of a monster
Title
In the skin of a monster
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Barker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Caught in a dreamscape, mistaken for a killer ...will Alice find a way home?..Three years ago, Alice's identical twin sister took a gun to school and killed seven innocent kids; now Alice wears the same face as a monster. She's struggling with her identity, and with life in the small Australian town where everyone was touched by the tragedy. Just as Alice thinks things can't get much worse, she encounters her sister on a deserted highway. But all is not what it seems, and Alice soon discovers that she has stepped into a different reality, a dream world, where she's trapped with the nightmares of everyone in the community. Here Alice is forced to confront the true impact of everything that happened the day her twin sister took a gun to school ...and to reveal her own secret to the boy who hates her most
Summary
Three years after her identical twin killed seven children at school, Alice has to live in the small town where her face is considered monstrous, until the day when she encounters her sister on a deserted highway and everything begins to change
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel, 2015.
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10451300
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barker, Kathryn
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
HL 770
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twin sisters
  • School shootings
Target audience
adolescent
Label
In the skin of a monster, Kathryn Barker
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
20831778
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781743367827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
In the skin of a monster, Kathryn Barker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
20831778
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781743367827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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