The Resource Dragon hoops, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien

Dragon hoops, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien

Label
Dragon hoops
Title
Dragon hoops
Statement of responsibility
Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Title variation
Dragon hoops
Title variation remainder
from small steps, to great leaps
Creator
Contributor
Author
Colorist
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches. Gene understands stories-comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins. But Gene doesn't get sports. As a kid, his friends called him "Stick" and every basketball game he played ended in pain. He lost interest in basketball long ago, but at the high school where he now teaches, it's all anyone can talk about. The men's varsity team, the Dragons, is having a phenomenal season that's been decades in the making. Each victory brings them closer to their ultimate goal: the California State Championships. Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he's seen on a comic book page. He knows he has to follow this epic to its end. What he doesn't know yet is that this season is not only going to change the Dragons's lives, but his own life as well
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Blue Hen Book Award (Delaware) for Teen Books, Graphic Novel, 2022.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2021.
  • Harvey Awards, Book of the Year, 2020.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2021.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2020.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2021.
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2021.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10849528
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yang, Gene Luen
Dewey number
741.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pien, Lark
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yang, Gene Luen
  • Basketball players
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dragon hoops, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
445 pages
Isbn
9781626720794
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Dragon hoops, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
445 pages
Isbn
9781626720794
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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