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Scorpions, by Walter Dean Myers

Label
Scorpions
Title
Scorpions
Statement of responsibility
by Walter Dean Myers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun--until a tragedy occurs. The story of twelve-year-old Jamal, whose life changes drastically when he acquires a gun. Though he survives the experience, it's not without sacrificing his innocence and possibly his relationship with his best friend
Summary
After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun until a tragedy occurs
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1989
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 1989.
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079749
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ7.M992
  • PS3563.Y48
LC item number
  • Sc 1988
  • S36 1988
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610
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Scorpions, by Walter Dean Myers
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
20901
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780064406239
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
85045815
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm16981295
  • (OCoLC)16981295
Label
Scorpions, by Walter Dean Myers
Link
Publication
Control code
20901
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780064406239
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
85045815
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm16981295
  • (OCoLC)16981295

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