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Title:
Tough boy sonatas
Author:
Crisler, Curtis L.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Honesdale, Penn. : Wordsong, 2007.
Physical Description:
86 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
A collection of poems depicts the lives of poverty, crime, despair, and lost innocence of African American teenagers growing up in Gary, Indiana.
Language:
English
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.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning UG 6.5 2.

Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.5 2.0 113345.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.5 5 Quiz: 41336.
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ISBN:
9781932425772
Format :
Book

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