The Resource Dodgers, Bill Beverly

Dodgers, Bill Beverly

Label
Dodgers
Title
Dodgers
Statement of responsibility
Bill Beverly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
East is only fifteen, but he's already a seasoned gang member, hardened and savvy from a youth spent on the streets of South Central Los Angeles. So when the cops bust a stash house and arrest his uncle, East feels ready to step up and do a man's job, even if it means finding and killing a key witness
Summary
East, a Los Angeles gang member who works as a lookout, is only 16 when he's sent to Wisconsin as part of a group to kill a witness hiding out there. Along with three other teens (including his younger brother), he must traverse an entirely alien America, where as young black men they stand out far more than they did in L.A. Observant and cautious, East is a complex character, one who is good at what he does but not entirely hardened by his life. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2016.
  • Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year, 2016
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery or Thriller, 2016.
  • New Blood Dagger Award, 2016
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10461299
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beverly, William
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
570
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • Teenagers
Target audience
adult
Label
Dodgers, Bill Beverly
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000057677836
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
449 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494184
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Dodgers, Bill Beverly
Publication
Copyright
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
000057677836
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
449 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494184
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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