The Resource Dark sons, Nikki Grimes

Dark sons, Nikki Grimes

Label
Dark sons
Title
Dark sons
Statement of responsibility
Nikki Grimes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alternating poems compare and contrast the conflicted feelings of Ishmael, son of the Biblical patriarch Abraham, and Sam, a teenager in New York City, as they try to come to terms with being abandoned by their fathers and with the love they feel for their younger stepbrothers
Summary
Alternating poems compare and contrast the conflicted feelings of Ishmael, son of the Biblical patriarch Abraham, and Sam, a teenager in New York City, as they try to come to terms with being abandoned by their fathers and with the love they feel for their younger stepbrothers
Writing style
Award
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2006.
  • ALA Best Book for Young Adults, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
138545
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grimes, Nikki
Index
index present
Intended audience
Middle School
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.5.G75
LC item number
Dar 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 740
  • 740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Reading level
  • 4.8
  • 4.8.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ishmael
  • Ishmael
  • Fathers and sons
  • Stepbrothers
  • African Americans
  • Self-perception
  • Novels in verse
  • Fathers and sons
  • Stepbrothers
  • Ishmael
  • African Americans
  • Self-perception
  • African Americans
  • Fathers and sons
  • Self-perception
  • Stepbrothers
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dark sons, Nikki Grimes
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
1715808
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780310761501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780310761501
  • (OCoLC)951951077
Label
Dark sons, Nikki Grimes
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
1715808
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780310761501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780310761501
  • (OCoLC)951951077

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