The Resource Ghost, Jason Reynolds

Ghost, Jason Reynolds

Label
Ghost
Title
Ghost
Statement of responsibility
Jason Reynolds
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds with personalities that are explosive when they clash. But they are also four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team -- a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics if they can get their acts together. They all have a lot to lose, but they also have a lot to prove, not only to each other, but to themselves. Ghost has a crazy natural talent, but no formal training. If he can stay on track, literally and figuratively, he could be the best sprinter in the city. But Ghost has been running for the wrong reasons -- it all starting with running away from his father, who, when Ghost was a very little boy, chased him and his mother through their apartment, then down the street, with a loaded gun, aiming to kill. Since then, Ghost has been the one causing problems -- and running away from them -- until he meets Coach, an ex-Olympic Medalist who blew his own shot at success by using drugs, and who is determined to keep other kids from blowing their shots at life
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Summary
"Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"--
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 2017
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 6-8, 2017.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 6-8, 2018.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2018.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2017.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10519719
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reynolds, Jason
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 10-14
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Track
Series volume
bk. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Sprinting
  • Fathers and sons
  • Family violence
  • Attempted murder
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in children
  • Emotional problems of children
  • Middle school students
  • Running
  • Track and field
  • Self-realization
  • Coaches (Athletics)
  • Fathers and sons
  • Middle schools
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Sprinting
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / General
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Adolescence
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Ghost, Jason Reynolds
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
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
ocn956984836
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781481450157
Lccn
2016029678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956984836
Label
Ghost, Jason Reynolds
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
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
ocn956984836
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781481450157
Lccn
2016029678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956984836

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