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The Resource Boy21, by Matthew Quick

Boy21, by Matthew Quick

Label
Boy21
Title
Boy21
Statement of responsibility
by Matthew Quick
Title variation
  • Boy 21
  • Boy twenty-one
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
Summary
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
Awards note
Eliot Rosewater nominee, 2015-2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10063173
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quick, Matthew
Index
no index present
Intended audience
830
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emotional problems
  • Irish Americans
  • Gangsters
  • High schools
  • Violence
  • Basketball stories
  • Friendship
  • African Americans
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Boy21, by Matthew Quick
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
Control code
19515916
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9780316127974
Lccn
2010047995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)z1lzls b1533244
  • (OCoLC)698624776
Label
Boy21, by Matthew Quick
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19515916
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9780316127974
Lccn
2010047995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)z1lzls b1533244
  • (OCoLC)698624776

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