The Resource Boy21, by Matthew Quick

Boy21, by Matthew Quick

Label
Boy21
Title
Boy21
Statement of responsibility
by Matthew Quick
Title variation
  • Boy 21
  • Boy twenty-one
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
Summary
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
Awards note
Kentucky Bluegrass Award
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10063173
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quick, Matthew
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • Upper Grades
  • High School
LC call number
PZ7.Q3185
LC item number
Bo 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Reading level
  • 4.9
  • 5.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emotional problems of teenagers
  • Irish Americans
  • Gangsters
  • High schools
  • Violence
  • Basketball stories
  • Friendship
  • African Americans
  • Pennsylvania
  • Emotional problems
  • Irish Americans
  • Gangsters
  • High schools
  • Violence
  • Basketball
  • Friendship
  • African Americans
  • Pennsylvania
  • African Americans
  • Basketball stories
  • Emotional problems of teenagers
  • Friendship
  • Gangsters
  • High schools
  • Irish Americans
  • Violence
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Boy21, by Matthew Quick
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Novel
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
ocn698624776
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9780316127967
Lccn
2010047995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780316127974
Stock number
1337831
System control number
(OCoLC)698624776
Label
Boy21, by Matthew Quick
Link
Publication
Note
Novel
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
ocn698624776
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9780316127967
Lccn
2010047995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780316127974
Stock number
1337831
System control number
(OCoLC)698624776

Library Locations

    • Monmouth Public LibraryBorrow it
      168 S Ecols St., Monmouth, OR, 97361, US
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