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Boy21

Boy21

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Quick,Matthew

Source:

Little, Brown and Co., Volume 1st, New York, p.250 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3617 .U535 B69 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9932927

Keywords:

African Americans--Fiction, African Americans--Juvenile fiction, Basketball stories, Basketball--Fiction, Emotional problems of teenagers--Fiction, Emotional problems--Fiction, Friendship--Fiction, Friendship--Juvenile fiction, Gangsters--Fiction, Gangsters--Juvenile fiction, High schools--Fiction, High schools--Juvenile fiction, Irish Americans--Fiction, Irish Americans--Juvenile fiction, Pennsylvania--Fiction, Pennsylvania--Juvenile fiction, Violence--Fiction, Violence--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 12 and up