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The Resource Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)

Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)

Label
Bucking the Sarge
Title
Bucking the Sarge
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
LUTHER T. FARRELL has got to get out of Flint, Michigan. As his best friend Sparky says, "Flint's nothing but the Titanic." And his mother, a.k.a. the Sarge, says, "Take my advice and stay off the sucker path." The Sarge milked the system to build an empire of slum housing and group homes. Luther's just one of the many people trapped in the Sarge's Evil Empire-but he's about to bust out
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
DLC
Index
no index present
Intended audience
012 & up
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B5B17DA2-5312-4F80-A908-61739F99F754
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen
  • A readers guide at back of book
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307567253
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)495993797
  • ocn495993797
  • OCoLC
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2368 KB)
Label
Bucking the Sarge, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B5B17DA2-5312-4F80-A908-61739F99F754
Publication
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen
  • A readers guide at back of book
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307567253
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)495993797
  • ocn495993797
  • OCoLC
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2368 KB)
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