The Resource Green, Sam Graham-Felsen

Green, Sam Graham-Felsen

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Green
Title
Green
Statement of responsibility
Sam Graham-Felsen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Boston, 1992. David Greenfeld is one of the few white kids at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Middle School. Everybody clowns him, girls ignore him, and his hippie parents won't even buy him a pair of Nikes, let alone transfer him to a private school. Unless he tests into the city's best public high school--which, if practice tests are any indication, isn't likely--he'll be friendless for the foreseeable future. Nobody's more surprised than Dave when Marlon Wellings sticks up for him in the school cafeteria. Mar's a loner from the public housing project on the corner of Dave's own gentrifying block, and he confounds Dave's assumptions about black culture: He's nerdy and neurotic, a Celtics obsessive whose favorite player is the gawky, white Larry Bird. Before long, Mar's coming over to Dave's house every afternoon to watch vintage basketball tapes and plot their hustle to Harvard. But as Dave welcomes his new best friend into his world, he realizes how little he knows about Mar's. Cracks gradually form in their relationship, and Dave starts to become aware of the breaks he's been given--and that Mar has not
Awards note
Alex Awards, 2019.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham-Felsen, Sam
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interracial friendship
  • Middle school boys
  • Life change events
  • Boston (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Green, Sam Graham-Felsen
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
Control code
ocn973480840
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780399591143
Lccn
2016051028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
F GRAHAM-FELSEN ; XX-FI ; XA ; [C17BP005, #5, 4@27.00, WJM/ ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 973480840
  • (OCoLC)973480840
Label
Green, Sam Graham-Felsen
Publication
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
ocn973480840
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780399591143
Lccn
2016051028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
F GRAHAM-FELSEN ; XX-FI ; XA ; [C17BP005, #5, 4@27.00, WJM/ ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 973480840
  • (OCoLC)973480840

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