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The Resource Keeping the night watch, Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis

Keeping the night watch, Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis

Label
Keeping the night watch
Title
Keeping the night watch
Statement of responsibility
Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear
Summary
A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
267848
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Hope Anita
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
008-012
LC call number
PZ7.5.S54
LC item number
Ke 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis, Earl B.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novels in verse
  • Family life
  • Fathers
  • African Americans
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Keeping the night watch, Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Fall. We are family -- Family cooking instructions -- Pretending -- Sticks and stones -- Somebody's callin' my name -- Showdown at the O.K. Corral -- Family tales -- If you can't stand the heat... -- Seven ways of looking at my father -- The night watchman -- Parents and teachers -- Unidentified family member (UFM) -- The jeweler -- Sign language -- A talk on the moon -- Mountain climbing -- The good stuff -- Crazy glue --Place cards -- Man-to-man -- Spring. Maya's sonnet -- Preacher's sermon on the mount -- Tongue-tied -- Field trip -- Fences -- Lunch is a battlefield -- Row, row, row... -- For real -- (Nick) Tuck -- Best-kept secret -- Can you hear me now? -- Zuri's ABCs -- Light at the end of the tunnel -- Blueprint -- Dance with me
Control code
2007012372
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
73 p.
Isbn
9780805072020
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2007012372
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)123818160
Label
Keeping the night watch, Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis
Link
Publication
Contents
Fall. We are family -- Family cooking instructions -- Pretending -- Sticks and stones -- Somebody's callin' my name -- Showdown at the O.K. Corral -- Family tales -- If you can't stand the heat... -- Seven ways of looking at my father -- The night watchman -- Parents and teachers -- Unidentified family member (UFM) -- The jeweler -- Sign language -- A talk on the moon -- Mountain climbing -- The good stuff -- Crazy glue --Place cards -- Man-to-man -- Spring. Maya's sonnet -- Preacher's sermon on the mount -- Tongue-tied -- Field trip -- Fences -- Lunch is a battlefield -- Row, row, row... -- For real -- (Nick) Tuck -- Best-kept secret -- Can you hear me now? -- Zuri's ABCs -- Light at the end of the tunnel -- Blueprint -- Dance with me
Control code
2007012372
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
73 p.
Isbn
9780805072020
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2007012372
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)123818160

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