The Resource The music of what happens, Bill Konigsberg

The music of what happens, Bill Konigsberg

Label
The music of what happens
Title
The music of what happens
Statement of responsibility
Bill Konigsberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is summer in Phoenix, and seventeen-year-old Maximo offers to help a Jordan, a fellow student in high school, with the food truck that belonged to Jordan's deceased father, and which may be the only thing standing between homelessness for Jordan and his mom; the boys are strongly attracted to each other, but as their romance develops it is threatened by the secrets they are hiding--and by the racism and homophobia of those around them
Summary
A cool and popular gay teen who harbors a secret, intense crush and a poetic youth who is looking for Mr. Right in spite of his troubled family weigh what they are willing to risk while working together at an organic food truck during a blistering Arizona summer
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10750154
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Konigsberg, Bill
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 670
  • 670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay teenagers
  • Hispanic American teenagers
  • Homophobia
  • Racism
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Male rape
  • Mothers and sons
  • Secrecy
  • Food trucks
  • Young adult fiction
  • Mesa (Ariz.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The music of what happens, Bill Konigsberg
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.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781338215502
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The music of what happens, Bill Konigsberg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781338215502
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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