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The Resource Air, Ryan Gattis

Air, Ryan Gattis

Label
Air
Title
Air
Statement of responsibility
Ryan Gattis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After 17-year-old Grey witnesses the tragic death of his mother in Colorado, he is shipped off to live with his aunt in inner-city Baltimore, where he struggles to fit in to a new school and community. His new friend Akil introduces him to the enigmatic Kurtis, the leader of a group that uses high-octane sports as a form of social activism. By challenging the police with death-defying stunts and posting videos of them online, Kurtis, Grey, and their group become unlikely heroes in the fight against the prejudice that surrounds them
Summary
Follows a young man as he enters the strange and exciting world of high octane sports in the inner city of Baltimore
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10540872
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gattis, Ryan
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extreme sports
  • Inner cities
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Stunt cycling
  • Social movements
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Extreme sports
  • Inner cities
  • Maryland
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Diversity & Multicultural
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Extreme Sports
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Air, Ryan Gattis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn903764196
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780986448423
Lccn
2015954023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)903764196
Label
Air, Ryan Gattis
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn903764196
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780986448423
Lccn
2015954023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)903764196

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