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The Resource The journey of little Charlie, Christopher Paul Curtis

The journey of little Charlie, Christopher Paul Curtis

Label
The journey of little Charlie
Title
The journey of little Charlie
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes face-to-face with the people he is chasing
Summary
When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Charlie strikes a deal with Cap'n Buck and agrees to track down some folks accused of stealing from Cap'n Buck. Once the fugitives are returned, the debt will be repaid.
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10618799
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Dewey number
  • 813.54
  • Fic
Index
no index present
Intended audience
960L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
Ap 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of sharecroppers
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African Americans
  • Plantation owners
  • South Carolina
  • United States
  • Race relations
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The journey of little Charlie, Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21276321
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9780545156660
Lccn
2017020256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(DLC)BK0021144528
Label
The journey of little Charlie, Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21276321
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9780545156660
Lccn
2017020256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(DLC)BK0021144528

Library Locations

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