The Resource Dream country, Shannon Gibney

Dream country, Shannon Gibney

Label
Dream country
Title
Dream country
Statement of responsibility
Shannon Gibney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2008, Minneapolis. Kollie Flomo, at once too black and not black enough for his African American peers and worn down by the expectations of his own Liberian family and community, turns to violence. 1926, Liberia. Togar Somah, an indigenous Liberian, is on the run from government militias that would force him to work the plantations of the Congo people, descendants of the African American slaves who colonized Liberia almost a century earlier. 1827. The children of Yasmine Wright leave a Virginia plantation with their mother for Liberia, promised freedom by the American Colonization Society. 1980. Ujay and Evelyn dare to believe their love can survive Liberia's approaching revolution. 2018, Minneapolis. A dreamer attempts to weave her family's history into a new future.-- adapted from jacket
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Minnesota Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10734184
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gibney, Shannon
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Families
  • Slavery
  • Refugees
  • Liberian Americans
  • African Americans
  • Americans
  • Liberia
  • Liberia
  • Family life
  • Family life
  • Slavery
  • Refugees
  • Liberian Americans
  • African Americans
  • Americans
  • Liberia
  • Liberia
  • Minneapolis (Minn.)
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • Families
  • Slavery
  • Refugees
  • Liberian Americans
  • African Americans
  • Liberia
  • Minnesota
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dream country, Shannon Gibney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
on1016403949
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780735231672
Lccn
2017055923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1016403949
Label
Dream country, Shannon Gibney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
on1016403949
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780735231672
Lccn
2017055923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1016403949

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