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The Resource My name is Jason. Mine too : our story, our way, by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin

My name is Jason. Mine too : our story, our way, by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin

Label
My name is Jason. Mine too : our story, our way
Title
My name is Jason. Mine too
Title remainder
our story, our way
Statement of responsibility
by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two young men named Jason, one black and one white, use poetry and art to communicate their different perspectives
Storyline
Writing style
Review
/* Starred Review */ Gr 9 Up— One Jason is a poet and the other an artist. One is black and one is white. Heavy on dreams and light on cash, the aspiring young men move to Brooklyn, eating cereal and fried tuna while writing and painting wherever and whenever they can. Dancing the line between novel-in-verse and poetry collection, this autobiographical collaboration riffs on staying true to oneself, cultivating creative genius, taking risks, friendship, and becoming adults. The verse and dynamic artwork are simultaneously playful and desperate, but always expressive and fresh. The two are so tightly intertwined that one feeds off the other, adding layers of meaning for readers to peel away. Though this book will undoubtedly find broad appeal, because the Jasons set out on this journey in their early 20s, it may speak most directly to older teens starting to grapple with some of the same issues. If not for visual appeal or immediacy of tone and theme, teens will love the speed at which this unique book can be read. One thing is for certain—they will clamor for Griffin and Reynolds's next collaboration.—Jill Heritage Maza, Greenwich High School, CT --Jill Heritage Maza (Reviewed October 1, 2009) (School Library Journal, vol 55, issue 10, p151)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
357456
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reynolds, Jason
Dewey number
811/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Griffin, Jason
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interracial friendship
  • College graduates
  • Poets
  • Artists
  • Children's poetry, American
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
our story, our way
Label
My name is Jason. Mine too : our story, our way, by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin
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
753639
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780061547881
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008043824
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061547881
  • (OCoLC)262887572
Label
My name is Jason. Mine too : our story, our way, by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin
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
753639
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780061547881
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008043824
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061547881
  • (OCoLC)262887572

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