The Resource Ghost boys, by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Ghost boys, by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Label
Ghost boys
Title
Ghost boys
Statement of responsibility
by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2019
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2020.
  • E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, Middle Reader (formerly Indies' Choice Book Awards, Middle Reader), 2019.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 4-5, 2019.
  • Jane Addams Book Award for Books for Older Children, 2019.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2019
  • Walter Award, Younger Readers, 2019.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2019.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638591
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rhodes, Jewell Parker
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • HL360L
  • Decoding demand: 88 (very high)
  • Semantic demand: 100 (very high)
  • Syntactic demand: 54 (medium)
  • Structure demand: 87 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Reading level
3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
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.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Ghost boys, by Jewell Parker Rhodes
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
1923965
Dimensions
8 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9780316262286
Lccn
2017019240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316262286
  • (OCoLC)995846724
Label
Ghost boys, by Jewell Parker Rhodes
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
1923965
Dimensions
8 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9780316262286
Lccn
2017019240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316262286
  • (OCoLC)995846724

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