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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
Theme
Storyline
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.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2004.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
128060
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1000
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Business enterprises
  • Fraud
  • Group homes
  • Mothers
  • People with mental disabilities
  • African Americans
  • Business enterprises
  • Fraud
  • Group homes
  • Mothers
  • People with mental disabilities
  • African Americans
  • Flint (Mich.)
  • Flint (Mich.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A readers guide at back of book
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
259, 18 p.
Isbn
9780440413318
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o68569687
  • (OCoLC)68569687
Label
Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Note
A readers guide at back of book
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
259, 18 p.
Isbn
9780440413318
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o68569687
  • (OCoLC)68569687

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