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The Resource Boy21, by Matthew Quick

Boy21, by Matthew Quick

Label
Boy21
Title
Boy21
Statement of responsibility
by Matthew Quick
Title variation
  • Boy 21
  • Boy twenty-one
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
Summary
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10063173
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quick, Matthew
Index
no index present
Intended audience
830
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emotional problems of teenagers
  • Emotional problems
  • Irish Americans
  • Gangsters
  • High schools
  • Violence
  • Basketball
  • Friendship
  • African Americans
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Boy21, by Matthew Quick
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780316127974
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010047995
Stock number
1337831
System control number
(OCoLC)698624776
Label
Boy21, by Matthew Quick
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780316127974
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010047995
Stock number
1337831
System control number
(OCoLC)698624776

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