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The Resource Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis

Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis

Label
Bucking the Sarge
Title
Bucking the Sarge
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher
Summary
Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, Children's category, 2005.
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 2004.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2004.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2004.
Awards note
  • 2005 Notable Children's Book - Older Readers.
  • 2005 Best Book for Young Adults.
  • Indiana Read Aloud Books Too Good To Miss 2006-07.
  • A Junior Library Guild selection.
  • The Golden Kite Award Book, 2004.
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128060
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
012 & up
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
Bw 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
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True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
2396886
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
259 p.
Isbn
9780385901598
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2004006445
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54806398
Label
Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Control code
2396886
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
259 p.
Isbn
9780385901598
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2004006445
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54806398

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