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The Resource Ghost boys, Jewell Parker Rhodes

Ghost boys, Jewell Parker Rhodes

Label
Ghost boys
Title
Ghost boys
Statement of responsibility
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real threat. As a ghost, he observes the devastation unleashed on his family and community. This gripping story is about how children, families--and one boy--grow to understand American blackness
Summary
"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"--
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10661237
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rhodes, Jewell Parker
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
360
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Miles Harvey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harvey, Miles
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Till, Emmett
  • Police shootings
  • Racism
  • Death
  • African Americans
  • Families
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Till, Emmett
  • Police shootings
  • Racism
  • Death
  • African Americans
  • Family life
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Violence
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Ghost boys, Jewell Parker Rhodes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from web page
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1029203981
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
3 audio discs (3 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549172458
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1029203981
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Ghost boys, Jewell Parker Rhodes
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from web page
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1029203981
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
3 audio discs (3 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549172458
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1029203981
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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