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The Resource The fairy ring, or, Elsie and Frances fool the world, Mary Losure

The fairy ring, or, Elsie and Frances fool the world, Mary Losure

Label
The fairy ring, or, Elsie and Frances fool the world
Title
The fairy ring, or, Elsie and Frances fool the world
Statement of responsibility
Mary Losure
Title variation
Elsie and Frances fool the world
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relates the true story of two early-twentieth-century cousins who believed they saw real fairies, created photographs using paper cutouts when they were teased by adult family members, and inadvertently drew the attention of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a fellow believer
Awards note
Booklist Editors' Choice Top of the List (2012); Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth (2012); Horn Book Fanfare List (2012); School Library Journal Starred Review (May 2012); Booklist Starred Review (1 March 2012); "A Junior Library Guild Selection"--Inside front dust-jacket.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Losure, Mary
Dewey number
398/.45
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • 940
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
BF1552
LC item number
.L67 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 5.9.
  • 7.3.
  • 5.9
  • 7.3
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wright, Elsie
  • Griffiths, Frances
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • Fairies
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • Fairies
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • Griffiths, Frances
  • Wright, Elsie
  • Fairies
  • Spiritualism
  • England
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • Fairies
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The fairy ring, or, Elsie and Frances fool the world, Mary Losure
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Frances's fairies (Cottingley, Yorkshire, England -- The waterfall -- Little men -- Black box -- One glass plate -- Enter the gnome -- Frances says good-bye to Cottingley) -- Part two: Elsie (A letter from London -- The fairy machine -- Mr. Gardner receives a package -- Mr. Gardner persists -- Spider girl -- Sincerely yours, Elsie Wright -- The investigation) -- Part three: Frances and Elsie (Frances comes for a visit -- An epoch-making event -- The fairy bower -- The Glen was swarming -- A gentle see-through fade-out -- Fairy grandmothers -- Gorgeous and precious Fairyland places) -- Acknowledgments -- Source notes -- Image credits -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn744286065
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9780763656706
Lccn
2011046081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)744286065
Label
The fairy ring, or, Elsie and Frances fool the world, Mary Losure
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Frances's fairies (Cottingley, Yorkshire, England -- The waterfall -- Little men -- Black box -- One glass plate -- Enter the gnome -- Frances says good-bye to Cottingley) -- Part two: Elsie (A letter from London -- The fairy machine -- Mr. Gardner receives a package -- Mr. Gardner persists -- Spider girl -- Sincerely yours, Elsie Wright -- The investigation) -- Part three: Frances and Elsie (Frances comes for a visit -- An epoch-making event -- The fairy bower -- The Glen was swarming -- A gentle see-through fade-out -- Fairy grandmothers -- Gorgeous and precious Fairyland places) -- Acknowledgments -- Source notes -- Image credits -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn744286065
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9780763656706
Lccn
2011046081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)744286065

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