Graduating Seniors! Keep your Public Library account past July 2018 and get a new Library Card delivered to your home. Go to My Account > Account Settings and update your contact information and holds pickup branch.

Gossamer

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
660L
Description
Where do dreams come from? What stealthy nighttime messengers are the guardians of our most deeply hidden hopes and our half-forgotten fears? Drawing on her rich imagination, two-time Newbery winner Lois Lowry confronts these questions and explores the conflicts between the gentle bits and pieces of the past that come to life in dream, and the darker horrors that find their form in nightmare. In a haunting story that tiptoes between reality and imagination, two people--a lonely, sensitive woman and a damaged, angry boy--face their own histories and discover what they can be to one another, renewed by the strength that comes from a tiny, caring creature they will never see. Gossamer is perfect for readers not quite ready for Lois Lowry's Newbery-Award winner The Giver and also for readers interested in dreams, nightmares, spirits and the dream world.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780385734165
9780618685509
9780739359976
9780547345000
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.4, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
660L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID bd867930-6b2a-0ea3-7c6f-cbce952c173a
Full title gossamer
Author lowry lois
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-24 23:42:55PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 4
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.4
author Lowry, Lois.
author_display Lowry, Lois
available_at_school AZ Kelley Elementary, Antioch High, Apollo Middle, Bellevue Middle, Cane Ridge High, Chadwell Elementary, Crieve Hall Elementary, Croft Middle, Dan Mills Elementary, Dodson Elementary, Donelson Middle, East Nashville Magnet Middle, Glendale Elementary, Gra-Mar Middle, Harpeth Valley Elementary, Head Magnet Middle, Inglewood Elementary, JE Moss Elementary, JT Moore Middle, Jones Paideia Magnet Elementary, Julia Green Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, Lockeland Elementary, MLK Jr. Magnet, Madison Middle, McMurray Annex @ Tusculum, McMurray Middle, Meigs Magnet Middle, Mt. View Elementary, Oliver Middle, Overton High, Pennington Elementary, Percy Priest Elementary, Tom Joy Elementary, Two Rivers Middle, Una Elementary, West End Middle, Westmeade Elementary
collection_school Fiction
detailed_location_school A. Z. Kelley Elementary - Kids Fiction, Antioch High - Teen Fiction, Apollo Middle - Teen Fiction, Bellevue Middle - Teen Fiction, Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction, Chadwell Elementary - Kids Fiction, Crieve Hall Elementary - Kids Fiction, Croft Middle - Teen Fiction, Dan Mills Elementary - Kids Fiction, Dodson Elementary - Kids Fiction, Donelson Middle - Teen Fiction, East Nashville Magnet Middle - Teen Fiction, Glendale Elementary - Kids Fiction, Gra-Mar Middle - Teen Fiction, Harpeth Valley Elementary - Kids Fiction, Head Middle Magnet - Teen Fiction, Inglewood Elementary - Kids Fiction, J.T. Moore Middle - Teen Fiction, Jones Paideia Magnet Elementary - Kids Fiction, Julia Green Elementary - Kids Fiction, Lakeview Elementary - Kids Fiction, Lockeland Elementary - Kids Fiction, MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Fiction, Madison Middle - Teen Fiction, McMurray Middle - Teen Fiction, Meigs Middle Magnet - Teen Fiction, Moss Elementary - Kids Fiction, Mt. View Elementary - Kids Fiction, Oliver Middle - Teen Fiction, Overton High - Teen Fiction, Pennington Elementary - Kids Fiction, Percy Priest Elementary - Kids Fiction, Tom Joy Elementary - Kids Fiction, Two Rivers Middle - Teen Fiction, Una Elementary - Kids Fiction, West End Middle - Teen Fiction, Westmeade Elementary - Kids Fiction
display_description While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.
format_category_school Audio Books, Books, eBook
format_school Book, eAudiobook, eBook
id bd867930-6b2a-0ea3-7c6f-cbce952c173a
isbn 9780385734165, 9780547345000, 9780618685509, 9780739359976
item_details ils:CARL0000269719|35192034634125|Edmondson Pike - Kids Fiction|JUV Fiction Lowry|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000269719|35192034634166|Hermitage - Kids Fiction|JUV Fiction Lowry|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000269719|35192034634190|Annex - Kids Fiction|JUV Fiction Lowry|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||AX||, ils:CARL0000269719|35192036527467|Main Library - Kids Fiction|JUV Fiction Lowry|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000269719|35192045336751|Thompson Lane - Kids Fiction|JUV Fiction Lowry|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||TL||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01439600|Head Middle Magnet - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4E410||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01768469|Una Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2V735||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01768913|Donelson Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||46260||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01770059|MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6C497||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01771210|Moss Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1J310||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01793970|Chadwell Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||18200||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01794120|Apollo Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4P577||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01815891|Dan Mills Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2C560||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01832864|Percy Priest Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2L650||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01845153|Lakeview Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||11122||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01845753|Tom Joy Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||24495||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01853620|Harpeth Valley Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1V395||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01896585|Westmeade Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2Y775||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01896629|Meigs Middle Magnet - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4N555||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01898549|East Nashville Magnet Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4A296||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01899733|A. Z. Kelley Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||25496||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01917059|Oliver Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4S612||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01921526|Dodson Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1F252||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01923933|Westmeade Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2Y775||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01924971|Lockeland Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||28520||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01934575|Crieve Hall Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1D235||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01964207|Jones Paideia Magnet Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||23485||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01967045|Mt. View Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2E576||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01983908|Julia Green Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1U380||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01996249|J.T. Moore Middle - Teen Fiction|FAN F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4O563||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01998811|Glendale Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1M330||, ils:CARL0000269719|B00329822|Harpeth Valley Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1V395||, ils:CARL0000269719|B00333368|Croft Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||45238||, ils:CARL0000269719|B00395266|Antioch High - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||60110||, ils:CARL0000269719|B00411410|Bellevue Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||44130||, ils:CARL0000269719|FF00108298|McMurray Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4K540||, ils:CARL0000269719|FF00120666|Inglewood Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||20455||, ils:CARL0000269719|P00146879|Gra-Mar Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4C365||, ils:CARL0000269719|P00581636|Two Rivers Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4U730||, ils:CARL0000269719|V00063841|Overton High - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6F615||, ils:CARL0000593998|FF00057644|Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||61182||, ils:CARL0000593998|MK10080391|Pennington Elementary - Kids Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2K640||, ils:CARL0000593998|MK10084272|West End Middle - Teen Fiction|F LOW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4V770||, ils:CARL0000593998|MK10182613|Madison Middle - Teen Fiction|F Low|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4L545||, ils:CARL0000593998|MK10182614|Madison Middle - Teen Fiction|F Low|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4L545||, overdrive:f1ccd978-1e82-42d0-86aa-1ef69f86291a|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:fc0f7ed0-39f2-4966-b18d-bbc91bbb93a2|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Checked Out||||
itype_school , Book
last_indexed 2018-05-25T04:42:55.388Z
lexile_score 660
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction, Novels
local_callnumber_school F LOW, F Low, FAN F LOW
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school AZ Kelley Elementary, Antioch High, Apollo Middle, Bellevue Middle, Cane Ridge High, Chadwell Elementary, Crieve Hall Elementary, Croft Middle, Dan Mills Elementary, Dodson Elementary, Donelson Middle, East Nashville Magnet Middle, Glendale Elementary, Gra-Mar Middle, Harpeth Valley Elementary, Head Magnet Middle, Inglewood Elementary, JE Moss Elementary, JT Moore Middle, Jones Paideia Magnet Elementary, Julia Green Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, Lockeland Elementary, MLK Jr. Magnet, Madison Middle, McMurray Annex @ Tusculum, McMurray Middle, Meigs Magnet Middle, Mt. View Elementary, Oliver Middle, Overton High, Pennington Elementary, Percy Priest Elementary, Tom Joy Elementary, Two Rivers Middle, Una Elementary, West End Middle, Westmeade Elementary
primary_isbn 9780385734165
publishDate 2006, 2007, 2008
record_details ils:CARL0000269719|Book|Books||English|Houghton Mifflin,|c2006.|140 p. ; 22 cm., ils:CARL0000593998|Book|Books|1st Yearling ed.|English|Yearling,|2008.|154 p. ; 20 cm., overdrive:f1ccd978-1e82-42d0-86aa-1ef69f86291a|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Books on Tape|2007|, overdrive:fc0f7ed0-39f2-4966-b18d-bbc91bbb93a2|eBook|eBook||English|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|2006|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school ils:CARL0000269719|35192034634125|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000269719|35192034634166|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000269719|35192034634190|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000269719|35192036527467|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000269719|35192045336751|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01439600|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01768469|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01768913|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01770059|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01771210|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01793970|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01794120|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01815891|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01832864|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01845153|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01845753|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01853620|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01896585|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01896629|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01898549|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01899733|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01917059|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01921526|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01923933|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01924971|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01934575|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01964207|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01967045|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01983908|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01996249|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|A01998811|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|B00329822|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|B00333368|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|B00395266|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|B00411410|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|FF00108298|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|FF00120666|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|P00146879|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|P00581636|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000269719|V00063841|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000593998|FF00057644|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000593998|MK10080391|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000593998|MK10084272|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000593998|MK10182613|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000593998|MK10182614|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:f1ccd978-1e82-42d0-86aa-1ef69f86291a|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, overdrive:fc0f7ed0-39f2-4966-b18d-bbc91bbb93a2|-1|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|false||||
subject_facet Child abuse -- Fiction, Child abuse -- Juvenile fiction, Dreams -- Juvenile fiction, Dreams. -- Fiction, Foster home care -- Fiction, Foster home care -- Juvenile fiction, Nightmares -- Juvenile fiction, Nightmares. -- Fiction
title_display Gossamer
title_full Gossamer, Gossamer / Lois Lowry
title_short Gossamer
title_sub
topic_facet Child abuse, Dreams, Foster home care, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Nightmares