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The Resource Sweet whispers, Brother Rush, Virginia Hamilton

Sweet whispers, Brother Rush, Virginia Hamilton

Label
Sweet whispers, Brother Rush
Title
Sweet whispers, Brother Rush
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Tree, resentful of her working mother who leaves her in charge of a retarded brother, encounters the ghost of her dead uncle and comes to a deeper understanding of her family's problems
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Tree, resentful of her working mother who leaves her in charge of her mentally disabled younger brother, encounters the ghost of her dead uncle and comes to a deeper understanding of her family's problems
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1983
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, 1983.
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 1983.
Awards note
  • Newbery Honor Book, 1983.
  • Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1983.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
078513
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Virginia
Index
no index present
Intended audience
550
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
550
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family problems
  • Single-parent families
  • Ghosts
  • African Americans
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Sweet whispers, Brother Rush, Virginia Hamilton
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780399208942
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
81022745
System control number
(OCoLC)8112549
Label
Sweet whispers, Brother Rush, Virginia Hamilton
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780399208942
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
81022745
System control number
(OCoLC)8112549

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