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The Resource Bucking the sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis

Bucking the sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis

Label
Bucking the sarge
Title
Bucking the sarge
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becominga philosopher
Summary
Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, Children's category, 2005.
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 2004.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2004.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
128060
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
Bw 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • Business enterprises
  • Fraud
  • Group homes
  • Mothers
  • People with mental disabilities
  • African Americans
  • Flint (Mich.)
  • Large type books
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Bucking the sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis
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
Control code
19853406
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
341 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786271481
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004059816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Bucking the sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
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
19853406
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
341 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786271481
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004059816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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