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The Resource M.C. Higgins, the great, Virginia Hamilton

M.C. Higgins, the great, Virginia Hamilton

Label
M.C. Higgins, the great
Title
M.C. Higgins, the great
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1975
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Virginia
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 560L
  • Decoding indicator: 90 (high)
  • Semantic indicator: 100 (high)
  • Syntactic indicator: 90 (high)
  • Structure indicator: 90 (high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.4
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Families
  • Ohio
  • African Americans
  • Coming of age
  • Family life
  • Mountain life
  • Ohio
  • African Americans
  • Families
  • Ohio
  • Family life
  • Newbery Medal books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
M.C. Higgins, the great, Virginia Hamilton
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
Introduction: Observing play activity -- Principles of play -- Play activity and the representational world of the child -- The role of play activity in child psychotherapy -- Identifying play activity: Segmentation -- Descriptive analysis of play activity -- revisiting Johnny, Jane and Tom: descriptive analysis -- 1. Structural analysis of play activity -- 2. The adaptive player -- Adaptive strategies used by the child at play -- 3. The conflicted player -- Conflicted strategies used by the child at play -- 4. The rigid/ polarized player -- Rigid/ Polarized defensive strategies used by the child at play -- 5. The extremely anxious/ isolated player -- Defensive-coping strategies used by the extremely anxious/ isolated child -- 6. Play activity, the player and development of the self -- The function of play and playfulness -- Distinguishing reality from fantasy -- Coping/ Defensive play strategies and the child's emerging sense of self -- Coping/ defensive play strategies and the emergence of psychic reality -- Profiles of play as a measure for observation of a child's development
Control code
827729
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780689716942
Lccn
72092439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)827729
Label
M.C. Higgins, the great, Virginia Hamilton
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
Introduction: Observing play activity -- Principles of play -- Play activity and the representational world of the child -- The role of play activity in child psychotherapy -- Identifying play activity: Segmentation -- Descriptive analysis of play activity -- revisiting Johnny, Jane and Tom: descriptive analysis -- 1. Structural analysis of play activity -- 2. The adaptive player -- Adaptive strategies used by the child at play -- 3. The conflicted player -- Conflicted strategies used by the child at play -- 4. The rigid/ polarized player -- Rigid/ Polarized defensive strategies used by the child at play -- 5. The extremely anxious/ isolated player -- Defensive-coping strategies used by the extremely anxious/ isolated child -- 6. Play activity, the player and development of the self -- The function of play and playfulness -- Distinguishing reality from fantasy -- Coping/ Defensive play strategies and the child's emerging sense of self -- Coping/ defensive play strategies and the emergence of psychic reality -- Profiles of play as a measure for observation of a child's development
Control code
827729
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780689716942
Lccn
72092439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)827729

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