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Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH

Author: Robert C O'Brien; Zena Bernstein
Publisher: New York, NY : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [1971] ©1971
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats
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Overview: Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Fortunately, she encounters the rats of NIMH, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures, who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma.
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Genre/Form: Newbery Medal award winners
Curriculum resource
Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Brien, Robert C.
Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH.
New York, Atheneum, 1971
(OCoLC)568151557
Online version:
O'Brien, Robert C.
Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH.
New York, Atheneum, 1971
(OCoLC)607683937
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C O'Brien; Zena Bernstein
ISBN: 0689704135 9780689704130 0689206518 9780689206511 9780689710681 0689710682 0153144211 9780153144219 9780881038767 0881038768
OCLC Number: 144493
Awards: Newbery Medal 1972
Target Audience: 790; Interest age level : Ages 9-11.
Description: 233 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Sickness of Timothy Frisby --
Mr Ages --
Crow and the cat --
Mr Fitzgibbon's plow --
Five days --
Favor from Jeremy --
Owl --
Go to the rats --
In the rosebush --
Brutus --
In the library --
Isabella --
Powder for dragon --
Marketplace --
In the cage --
Maze --
Lesson in reading --
Air ducts --
Boniface estate --
Main hall --
Toy tinker --
Thorn valley --
Captured --
Seven dead rats --
Escape --
At the meeting --
Doctor --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Robert C. O'Brien ; illustrated by Zena Bernstein.
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Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.  Read more...

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