The Resource Dark sons, by Nikki Grimes

Dark sons, by Nikki Grimes

Label
Dark sons
Title
Dark sons
Statement of responsibility
by Nikki Grimes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Alternating poems compare and contrast the conflicted feelings of Ishmael, son of the Biblical patriarch Abraham, and Sam, a teenager in New York City, as they try to come to terms with being abandoned by their fathers and with the love they feel for their younger stepbrothers
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, 2006.
  • Best Books for Young Adults lists, 2006.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grimes, Nikki
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
740
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 4.8
  • 5.2
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Stepbrothers
  • Ishmael
  • African Americans
  • Self-perception
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Young adult literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Dark sons, by Nikki Grimes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Jump at the sun."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm56324553
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780786818884
Lccn
2004054208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
811.6 G882 ; XX-N ; C1105BT2 (BN) ; S0706BT1 ; CS0806BT ; S0506BT1 ; S0701BT2.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56324553
  • (Sirsi) o56324553
Label
Dark sons, by Nikki Grimes
Publication
Note
"Jump at the sun."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm56324553
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780786818884
Lccn
2004054208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
811.6 G882 ; XX-N ; C1105BT2 (BN) ; S0706BT1 ; CS0806BT ; S0506BT1 ; S0701BT2.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56324553
  • (Sirsi) o56324553

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