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Tough boy sonatas, Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Label
Tough boy sonatas
Title
Tough boy sonatas
Statement of responsibility
Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of poems depicts the lives of poverty, crime, despair, and lost innocence of African American teenagers growing up in Gary, Indiana
Summary
A collection of poems depicts the lives of poverty, crime, despair, and lost innocence of African American teenagers growing up in Gary, Indiana
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
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  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
163291
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.R573
LC item number
T68 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Tough boy sonatas, Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Gary: Gary poem: (Chocolate city) -- In hell -- Hunger -- Confrontation -- Day dreamer -- Demographics -- Delaney Peacocks -- LaRoy -- Daughter/son soundtrack -- Girlfriend -- Pocket knife: (Game of Dare) -- Penitentiary -- Robbing hoods -- Son of a city: LaRoy and sister Sundays -- Black of gray -- Requiem in losing space -- Delaney -- Children of blues/Saturday night school -- Mamas -- Rooted -- Grandma -- Catch -- 38th letter to a man with no fame -- Fruit man -- Surroundings of LaRoy -- In our Venus -- Tough boy sonatas: Hypnotics -- Addiction -- Lifted -- Back tracks -- Ebonics -- Boys love words -- Stray -- Walking w/drama -- Burgers, homegrown -- Jivin' -- Dance of the ghetto fairies -- Tennis match -- Outside games
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
18291128
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
86 pages
Isbn
9781932425772
Lccn
2006011836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Tough boy sonatas, Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper
Publication
Copyright
Note
Gary: Gary poem: (Chocolate city) -- In hell -- Hunger -- Confrontation -- Day dreamer -- Demographics -- Delaney Peacocks -- LaRoy -- Daughter/son soundtrack -- Girlfriend -- Pocket knife: (Game of Dare) -- Penitentiary -- Robbing hoods -- Son of a city: LaRoy and sister Sundays -- Black of gray -- Requiem in losing space -- Delaney -- Children of blues/Saturday night school -- Mamas -- Rooted -- Grandma -- Catch -- 38th letter to a man with no fame -- Fruit man -- Surroundings of LaRoy -- In our Venus -- Tough boy sonatas: Hypnotics -- Addiction -- Lifted -- Back tracks -- Ebonics -- Boys love words -- Stray -- Walking w/drama -- Burgers, homegrown -- Jivin' -- Dance of the ghetto fairies -- Tennis match -- Outside games
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
18291128
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
86 pages
Isbn
9781932425772
Lccn
2006011836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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