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Punkzilla, Adam Rapp

Label
Punkzilla
Title
Punkzilla
Statement of responsibility
Adam Rapp
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Punkzilla" is on a mission to see his older brother "P", before "P" dies of cancer. Still buzzing from his last hit of meth, he embarks on a days-long trip from Portland, Ore. to Memphis, Tenn., writing letters to his family and friends. Along the way, he sees a sketchier side of America and worries if he will make it to see his brother in time
Summary
As a runaway on the streets of Portland who sustains himself through petty crimes, a 14-year-old boy nicknamed Punkzilla decides to try to kick his meth habit and turn his life around; putting him on a cross-country, soul-searching journey to Tennessee to visit his older brother who is dying of cancer
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
  • Rainbow List, 2010.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
320580
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rapp, Adam
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1200
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Runaway teenagers
  • Methamphetamine abuse
  • Brothers
  • Runaways
  • Drug abuse
  • Brothers
  • Runaway teenage boys
  • Cancer patients
  • Bus travel
  • Thieves
  • Domestic fiction
  • Oregon
  • Portland, (Or.)
  • Tennessee
  • Memphis, (Tenn.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Punkzilla, Adam Rapp
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn244416679
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780763630317
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2008935655
Label
Punkzilla, Adam Rapp
Publication
Control code
ocn244416679
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780763630317
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2008935655

Library Locations

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      1800 S. Fifth St., Austin, TX, 78704, US
      30.2486884 -97.76239749999999
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