The Resource Garvey's choice, Nikki Grimes

Garvey's choice, Nikki Grimes

Label
Garvey's choice
Title
Garvey's choice
Statement of responsibility
Nikki Grimes
Title variation
Garveys choice
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Garvey's father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading--anything but sports. Feeling like a failure, he comforts himself with food. Garvey is kind, funny, smart, a loyal friend, and he is also overweight, teased by bullies, and lonely. When his only friend encourages him to join the school chorus, Garvey's life changes. The chorus finds a new soloist in Garvey, and through chorus, Garvey finds a way to accept himself, and a way to finally reach his distant father--by speaking the language of music instead of the language of sports." --
Summary
Preferring science and reading to the sports his father wants him to play, Garvey comforts himself with food and endures bullying before joining the school chorus, where he learns how to accept himself and bond with his father
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2017
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2017.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10527541
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grimes, Nikki
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 620
  • 620
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Hobbies
  • Novels in verse
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Garvey's choice, Nikki Grimes
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
ocn936534540
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 108 pages
Isbn
9781629797403
Lccn
2016932155
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)936534540
Label
Garvey's choice, Nikki Grimes
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
ocn936534540
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 108 pages
Isbn
9781629797403
Lccn
2016932155
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)936534540

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