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The Resource Clayton Byrd goes underground, Rita Williams-Garcia

Clayton Byrd goes underground, Rita Williams-Garcia

Label
Clayton Byrd goes underground
Title
Clayton Byrd goes underground
Statement of responsibility
Rita Williams-Garcia
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
From beloved Newbery Honor winner and three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner Rita Williams-Garcia comes a powerful and heartfelt novel about loss, family, and love that will appeal to fans of Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander. Clayton feels most alive when he's with his grandfather, Cool Papa Byrd, and the band of Bluesmen--he can't wait to join them, just as soon as he has a blues song of his own. But then the unthinkable happens. Cool Papa Byrd dies, and Clayton's mother forbids Clayton from playing the blues. And Clayton knows that's no way to live.Armed with his grandfather's brown porkpie hat and his harmonica, he runs away from home in search of the Bluesmen, hoping he can join them on the road. But on the journey that takes him through the New York City subways and to Washington Square Park, Clayton learns some things that surprise him
Summary
Feeling most alive when he plays music with his grandfather, aspiring bluesman Clayton Byrd is devastated when his grandfather passes away and his mother forbids him from playing the blues, losses that compel him to run away in the hope of joining other bluesmen on the road
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Award
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2017
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562207
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MMI
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
710
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
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dictionaries
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True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Clayton Byrd goes underground, Rita Williams-Garcia
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=2911276
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Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ocn983834062
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (176 p.)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780062215949
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C3D3F6D0-1C7B-4019-A2D3-B6FF827D17F7
System control number
(OCoLC)983834062
Label
Clayton Byrd goes underground, Rita Williams-Garcia
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=2911276
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn983834062
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (176 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062215949
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C3D3F6D0-1C7B-4019-A2D3-B6FF827D17F7
System control number
(OCoLC)983834062

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