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Ghost boys, by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Label
Ghost boys
Title
Ghost boys
Statement of responsibility
by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"--
Summary
"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2019
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2019
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638591
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rhodes, Jewell Parker,
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • HL360L
  • Decoding demand: 88 (very high)
  • Semantic demand: 100 (very high)
  • Syntactic demand: 54 (medium)
  • Structure demand: 87 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.R3476235
LC item number
Gho 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
360
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police shootings
  • Racism
  • Death
  • African Americans
  • Family life
  • Middle grade fiction
  • Tween fiction
  • Till, Emmett
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Ghost boys, by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-214)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21295428
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9780316262286
Lccn
2017019240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)BK0021392551
Label
Ghost boys, by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-214)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21295428
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9780316262286
Lccn
2017019240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)BK0021392551

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