The Resource Tough boy sonatas, Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Tough boy sonatas, Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Label
Tough boy sonatas
Title
Tough boy sonatas
Statement of responsibility
Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of poems depicts the lives of poverty, crime, despair, and lost innocence of African American teenagers growing up in Gary, Indiana
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crisler, Curtis L
Dewey number
811/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3603.R573
LC item number
T68 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cooper, Floyd
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's poetry
  • Gary (Ind.)
Label
Tough boy sonatas, Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper
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
Contents
Gary: Gary poem: (Chocolate city) -- In hell -- Hunger -- Confrontation -- Day dreamer -- Demographics -- Delaney Peacocks -- LaRoy -- Daughter/son soundtrack -- Girlfriend -- Pocket knife: (Game of Dare) -- Penitentiary -- Robbing hoods -- Son of a city: LaRoy and sister Sundays -- Black of gray -- Requiem in losing space -- Delaney -- Children of blues/Saturday night school -- Mamas -- Rooted -- Grandma -- Catch -- 38th letter to a man with no fame -- Fruit man -- Surroundings of LaRoy -- In our Venus -- Tough boy sonatas: Hypnotics -- Addiction -- Lifted -- Back tracks -- Ebonics -- Boys love words -- Stray -- Walking w/drama -- Burgers, homegrown -- Jivin' -- Dance of the ghetto fairies -- Tennis match -- Outside games
Control code
ocm66393053
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
86 pages
Isbn
9781932425772
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006011836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)66393053
Label
Tough boy sonatas, Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gary: Gary poem: (Chocolate city) -- In hell -- Hunger -- Confrontation -- Day dreamer -- Demographics -- Delaney Peacocks -- LaRoy -- Daughter/son soundtrack -- Girlfriend -- Pocket knife: (Game of Dare) -- Penitentiary -- Robbing hoods -- Son of a city: LaRoy and sister Sundays -- Black of gray -- Requiem in losing space -- Delaney -- Children of blues/Saturday night school -- Mamas -- Rooted -- Grandma -- Catch -- 38th letter to a man with no fame -- Fruit man -- Surroundings of LaRoy -- In our Venus -- Tough boy sonatas: Hypnotics -- Addiction -- Lifted -- Back tracks -- Ebonics -- Boys love words -- Stray -- Walking w/drama -- Burgers, homegrown -- Jivin' -- Dance of the ghetto fairies -- Tennis match -- Outside games
Control code
ocm66393053
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
86 pages
Isbn
9781932425772
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006011836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)66393053

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