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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
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 becoming a philosopher
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004.
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, Children's category, 2005.
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 2004.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2004.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
128060
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
Bw 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dysfunctional families
  • African American teenage boys
  • Mothers and sons
  • Caregivers
  • Ethics
  • Fraud
  • Mothers
  • People with disabilities
  • African Americans
  • Business
  • Science projects
  • Group homes
  • Schools
  • Michigan
  • Flint, Michigan
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
259 p.
Isbn
9780385323079
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2004006445
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 2004006445
  • (OCoLC)54806398
Label
Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
259 p.
Isbn
9780385323079
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2004006445
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 2004006445
  • (OCoLC)54806398

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