The Resource Ghost boys, Jewell Parker Rhodes, (downloadable audiobook.)

Ghost boys, Jewell Parker Rhodes, (downloadable audiobook.)

Label
Ghost boys
Title
Ghost boys
Statement of responsibility
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better. Twelve-year-old Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real threat. As a ghost, he observes the devastation that's been unleashed on his family and community in the wake of what they see as an unjust and brutal killing.Soon Jerome meets another ghost: Emmett Till, a boy from a very different time but similar circumstances. Emmett helps Jerome process what has happened, on a journey towards recognizing how historical racism may have led to the events that ended his life. Jerome also meets Sarah, the daughter of the police officer, who grapples with her father's actions.Once again Jewell Parker Rhodes deftly weaves historical and socio-political layers into a gripping and poignant story about how children and families face the complexities of today's world, and how one boy grows to understand American blackness in the aftermath of his own death
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rhodes, Jewell Parker
PerformerNote
Narrator: Miles Harvey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harvey, Miles
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ghost boys, Jewell Parker Rhodes, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3758487
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00002086ac1b-d6df-48fc-9ed7-da0d9a7fd126
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549172434
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
2086AC1B-D6DF-48FC-9ED7-DA0D9A7FD126
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Ghost boys, Jewell Parker Rhodes, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3758487
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00002086ac1b-d6df-48fc-9ed7-da0d9a7fd126
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549172434
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
2086AC1B-D6DF-48FC-9ED7-DA0D9A7FD126
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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