Coverart for item
The Resource Scorpions, by Walter Dean Myers

Scorpions, by Walter Dean Myers

Label
Scorpions
Title
Scorpions
Statement of responsibility
by Walter Dean Myers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun--until a tragedy occurs
Summary
After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun until a tragedy occurs
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1989
Awards note
  • Newbery Honor Book, 1989.
  • National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
079749
Cataloging source
ZJI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Index
no index present
Intended audience
610
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
610
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • African Americans
  • Gangs
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Scorpions, by Walter Dean Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "The heat is on"--Cover
  • Includes a Q&A between Walter Dean Myers and Ross Workman, coauthor of Kick; a sneak peek at Kick; and a sneak peek at Myers' Monster
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
20381363
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Rev. pbk. ed.
Extent
216 pages, 4 pages, 5 pages, 5 pages
Isbn
9780064406239
Isbn Type
(sc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn852425082
  • (OCoLC)852425082
Label
Scorpions, by Walter Dean Myers
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "The heat is on"--Cover
  • Includes a Q&A between Walter Dean Myers and Ross Workman, coauthor of Kick; a sneak peek at Kick; and a sneak peek at Myers' Monster
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
20381363
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Rev. pbk. ed.
Extent
216 pages, 4 pages, 5 pages, 5 pages
Isbn
9780064406239
Isbn Type
(sc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn852425082
  • (OCoLC)852425082

Library Locations

    • Indiana State LibraryBorrow it
      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...