The Resource The journey of little Charlie, Christopher Paul Curtis

The journey of little Charlie, Christopher Paul Curtis

Label
The journey of little Charlie
Title
The journey of little Charlie
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes face-to-face with the people he is chasing
Summary
When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Charlie strikes a deal with Cap'n Buck and agrees to track down some folks accused of stealing from Cap'n Buck. Once the fugitives are returned, the debt will be repaid.
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10618799
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Dewey number
  • 813.54
  • Fic
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of sharecroppers
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African Americans
  • Plantation owners
  • South Carolina
  • United States
  • Sharecroppers
  • Slavery
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • African Americans
  • Children of sharecroppers
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Plantation owners
  • South Carolina
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The journey of little Charlie, Christopher Paul Curtis
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
ocn985447455
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9780545156660
Lccn
2017020256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)985447455
Label
The journey of little Charlie, Christopher Paul Curtis
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
ocn985447455
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9780545156660
Lccn
2017020256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)985447455

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