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The Resource Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett ; illustrated by Brett Helquist

Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett ; illustrated by Brett Helquist

Label
Chasing Vermeer
Title
Chasing Vermeer
Statement of responsibility
by Blue Balliett ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal
Member of
Summary
When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best Children's or Young Adult Mystery, 2005.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year for Children's Literature, 2005.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Mystery Novel, 2005.
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, Children's category, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2004.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection.
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, 2005-2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
125308
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
770
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.B2128
LC item number
Ch 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
5.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Chasing Vermeer
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Letter is Dead
  • 6
  • Chapter 3
  • Lost in the Art
  • 18
  • Chapter 4
  • Picasso's Lie
  • 35
  • Chapter 5
  • Worms, Snakes, and Periwinkles
  • About Pentominoes and About This Story
  • 43
  • Chapter 6
  • Geographer's Box
  • 50
  • Chapter 7
  • Man on the Wall
  • 61
  • Chapter 8
  • A Halloween Surprise
  • 76
  • xi
  • Chapter 9
  • Blue Ones
  • 81
  • Chapter 10
  • Inside the Puzzle
  • 90
  • Chapter 11
  • Nightmare
  • 99
  • Chapter 12
  • About the Artwork: A Challenge to the Reader
  • Tea at Four
  • 112
  • Chapter 13
  • X the Experts
  • 127
  • Chapter 14
  • Flashing Lights
  • 134
  • Chapter 15
  • Murder and Hot Chocolate
  • xiii
  • 144
  • Chapter 16
  • A Morning in the Dark
  • 154
  • Chapter 17
  • What Happens Now?
  • 167
  • Chapter 18
  • A Bad Fall
  • 174
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 19
  • Shock on the Stairs
  • 188
  • Chapter 20
  • A Maniac
  • 198
  • Chapter 21
  • Looking and Seeing
  • 205
  • Chapter 22
  • Three Deliveries
  • Twelves
  • 214
  • Chapter 23
  • Help!
  • 226
  • Chapter 24
  • Pieces
  • 236
  • 1
  • Chapter 2
Control code
ocm51172514
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780439372947
Lccn
2002152106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51172514
  • (Sirsi) a812079
Label
Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Letter is Dead
  • 6
  • Chapter 3
  • Lost in the Art
  • 18
  • Chapter 4
  • Picasso's Lie
  • 35
  • Chapter 5
  • Worms, Snakes, and Periwinkles
  • About Pentominoes and About This Story
  • 43
  • Chapter 6
  • Geographer's Box
  • 50
  • Chapter 7
  • Man on the Wall
  • 61
  • Chapter 8
  • A Halloween Surprise
  • 76
  • xi
  • Chapter 9
  • Blue Ones
  • 81
  • Chapter 10
  • Inside the Puzzle
  • 90
  • Chapter 11
  • Nightmare
  • 99
  • Chapter 12
  • About the Artwork: A Challenge to the Reader
  • Tea at Four
  • 112
  • Chapter 13
  • X the Experts
  • 127
  • Chapter 14
  • Flashing Lights
  • 134
  • Chapter 15
  • Murder and Hot Chocolate
  • xiii
  • 144
  • Chapter 16
  • A Morning in the Dark
  • 154
  • Chapter 17
  • What Happens Now?
  • 167
  • Chapter 18
  • A Bad Fall
  • 174
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 19
  • Shock on the Stairs
  • 188
  • Chapter 20
  • A Maniac
  • 198
  • Chapter 21
  • Looking and Seeing
  • 205
  • Chapter 22
  • Three Deliveries
  • Twelves
  • 214
  • Chapter 23
  • Help!
  • 226
  • Chapter 24
  • Pieces
  • 236
  • 1
  • Chapter 2
Control code
ocm51172514
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780439372947
Lccn
2002152106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51172514
  • (Sirsi) a812079

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