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Astrid the unstoppable / by Maria Parr ; translated from Norwegian by Guy Puzey ; illustrated by Katie Harnett.

Parr, Maria, 1981- (author.). Puzey, Guy (translator.). Harnett, Katie (illustrators.).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J FIC.c Parr, Maria (Text) 78294000269617 J New Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland JF PARR (Text) 76383000464276 Kids New Shelf, JF Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon JUV FIC PAR (Text) 30653005595905 New Juvenile Books Reshelving -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/CH (Text) NCSTL9781536200171 On Order On order -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) JF PAR (Text) 30032010743588 NEW JUVENILE Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781536200171
  • ISBN: 1536200174
  • Physical Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
Speed and self-confidence, that's Astrid's motto. Nicknamed "the little thunderbolt," she loves to spend her days racing down the hillside on her skis or sled, singing merrily as she goes, and drinking hot chocolate made from real chocolate bars with her grumpy best friend and godfather, Gunnvald. She just wishes there were other children to share in her hair-raising adventures. But her world is about to be turned upside down, first by the arrival of a family with children to her village, and then by a mysterious woman whom everyone but Astrid seems to know. Gunnvald has been keeping a big secret from her --one that will test their friendship. Astrid isn't happy about all the changes in Glimmerdal. Luckily, she has a plan to set things right. --Dust jacket.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Girls > Norway > Juvenile fiction.
Rural children > Norway > Juvenile fiction.
Children and adults > Norway > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction
Norway > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction

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