The Resource Juba! : a novel, Walter Dean Myers., (electronic resource)

Juba! : a novel, Walter Dean Myers., (electronic resource)

Label
Juba! : a novel
Title
Juba!
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Walter Dean Myers.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New York City's Five Points district in 1846 is a volatile mixture of poor blacks and immigrants from Europe. William Henry Lane is a teenager working odd jobs to make ends meet, but he really loves to dance. Watching the other dancers in Five Points, and practicing when he can, he gets so good that he begins to call himself "Master Juba."Master Juba is just another entertainer, dancing in return for supper money, until he is brought to the attention of Charles Dickens, the great English novelist. Dickens writes about Juba and his dancing in his book American Notes, and it is as "Boz's Juba" (Boz was Dickens's nom de plume) that Juba performs in England with the Pell Serenaders. Juba quickly finds that, in London, he's turning heads and taking the city by storm with his dancing skills and sense of rhythm.But what will Juba do when the Serenaders have to return to the United States? Slavery has been abolished in England; in the U.S., it still exists in all its ugliness. Free black men and women are often captured in the North and sent down South as slaves. England offers freedoms that Juba could only dream of in the States, and returning home may prove a dangerous decision.This novel is based on a true story, the intricacies of Juba's meteoric rise as an explosive young black dancer brought to life by Walter Dean Myers through meticulous and intensive research
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PZ7.M992
LC item number
Jub 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Brandon Gill
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1987-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gill, Brandon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lane, William Henry
  • Dancers
  • African Americans
  • Prejudices
  • Five Points (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Juba! : a novel, Walter Dean Myers., (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o924730420
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (04 hr., 16 min., 46 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062188304
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
FC87A9B0-1151-43C2-B5F1-59E58748F402
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o924730420
  • (OCoLC)924730420
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Juba! : a novel, Walter Dean Myers., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o924730420
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (04 hr., 16 min., 46 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062188304
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
FC87A9B0-1151-43C2-B5F1-59E58748F402
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o924730420
  • (OCoLC)924730420
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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