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The Resource Handbook for boys : a novel, Walter Dean Myers ; drawings by Matthew Bandsuch

Handbook for boys : a novel, Walter Dean Myers ; drawings by Matthew Bandsuch

Label
Handbook for boys : a novel
Title
Handbook for boys
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Walter Dean Myers ; drawings by Matthew Bandsuch
Title variation
Gathering light
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Jimmy, on probation for assault, talks about life with three senior citizens in a Harlem barbershop and hears about the tools he can use to succeed in life
Summary
In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2004
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2003
  • Carnegie Medal, 2003.
  • Charlotte Award (New York), Young Adult, 2006.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction, 2003.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2011
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2004
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121681
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • 6-8
LC call number
PZ7.M992
LC item number
Han 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Reading level
  • 4.9
  • 4.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bandsuch, Matthew
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Barbershops
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Conduct of life
  • Barbershops
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Barbershops
  • Conduct of life
  • New York (State)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Handbook for boys : a novel, Walter Dean Myers ; drawings by Matthew Bandsuch
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
ocm47625324
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780060291464
Lccn
2001039505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
amazon
System control number
(OCoLC)47625324
Label
Handbook for boys : a novel, Walter Dean Myers ; drawings by Matthew Bandsuch
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
ocm47625324
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780060291464
Lccn
2001039505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
amazon
System control number
(OCoLC)47625324

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