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The Black kids, Christina Hammonds Reed

Label
The Black kids
Title
The Black kids
Statement of responsibility
Christina Hammonds Reed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • With the Rodney King riots closing in on high school senior Ashley and her family, the privileged bubble she has enjoyed, protecting her from the difficult realities most black people face, begins to crumble
  • Los Angeles, 1992. It's the end of senior year and Ashley Bennett and her friends are spending more time at the beach than in the classroom. When four LAPD officers are acquitted after beating a black man named Rodney King half to death, violent protests engulf LA and the city burns. Ashley tries to continue on as if life were normal; her self-destructive sister gets dangerously involved in the riots. The model black family faðcade her wealthy and prominent parents built starts to crumble. Her friends are spreading a rumor that could completely derail the future of her classmate and fellow black kid, LaShawn Johnson. Ashley is left to question who is the us? And who is the them? -- adapted from jacket
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2020.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2021.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10912811
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hammonds Reed, Christina
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 14 up
  • Grades 10-12
Intended audience source
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
LC call number
PZ7.1.R4277
LC item number
Bl 2020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • High school students
  • Young adult fiction
  • Race relations
  • African Americans
  • Rodney King Riots, Los Angeles, Calif., 1992
  • Family life
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • JUVENILE FICTION / General
  • African Americans
  • Families
  • High schools
  • Race relations
  • Schools
  • California
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Black kids, Christina Hammonds Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
362 pages
Isbn
9781534462724
Lccn
2019035025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1123182400
Label
The Black kids, Christina Hammonds Reed
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
362 pages
Isbn
9781534462724
Lccn
2019035025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1123182400

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