The Resource The shuteyes, M.E. Kerr also known as Mary James, (ebook)

The shuteyes, M.E. Kerr also known as Mary James, (ebook)

Label
The shuteyes
Title
The shuteyes
Statement of responsibility
M.E. Kerr also known as Mary James
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Language
eng
Summary
The fantastical story of a lonely eleven-year-old whose parrot takes him on a magical mystery tour of a planet where sleeping is against the law Chester Dumbello's mom interprets people's dreams. One day a white, one-eyed parrot flies into the Dream Caf<U+00da>. Chester's mom says that the day something rhymes with orange, they can keep the parrot. Since nothing does, she comes up with the name Lornge, and the parrot becomes the newest member of the Dumbello family. But there's something odd about Lornge: He never sleeps. (Or as he puts it, "I tell no lies, nor shut my eyes.") It's summer, and school's out-Chester's favorite time of year because the other kids can't bother him about his unusual mother. But he feels trapped in a tug of war between his aunt Dolly, who wants Chester to visit, and his mom, who doesn't want him to go. Then one night, Lornge takes him to the planet Alert, where sleeping is against the law. Chester is adopted by a family named Quick-boasting a motheràndà father-and meets all kinds of strange and interesting people. He goes to school, but before long, he is convicted of being a "shuteye" and gets thrown in jail. Suddenly, his home in Lucy, Mississippi, is looking a whole lot better. This is a wildly inventive novel about a boy who yearns to run away-only to discover that there's no place like home. ̀This ebook features an illustrated personal history of M. E. Kerr including rare images from the author's collection
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kerr, M. E
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[Fic]
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Dream interpretation
  • Runaway children
  • Magic
  • Parrots
  • Mothers and sons
  • Prejudices
  • Fantasy
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The shuteyes, M.E. Kerr also known as Mary James, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480455825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11568134
Specific material designation
remote
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11568134
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MWT11568134
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The shuteyes, M.E. Kerr also known as Mary James, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480455825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11568134
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11568134
System control number
MWT11568134
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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