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The Resource Clayton Byrd goes underground, Rita Williams-Garcia ; illustrations by Frank Morrison

Clayton Byrd goes underground, Rita Williams-Garcia ; illustrations by Frank Morrison

Label
Clayton Byrd goes underground
Title
Clayton Byrd goes underground
Statement of responsibility
Rita Williams-Garcia ; illustrations by Frank Morrison
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Clayton feels most alive when he's with his grandfather, Cool Papa Byrd, and the band of Bluesmen -- he can't wait to join them, just as soon as he has a blues song of his own. But then the unthinkable happens. Cool Papa Byrd dies, and Clayton's mother forbids Clayton from playing the blues. And Clayton knows that's no way to live. Armed with his grandfather's brown porkpie hat and his harmonica, he runs away from home in search of the Bluesmen, hoping he can join them on the road. But on the journey that takes him through the New York City subways and to Washington Square Park, Clayton learns some things that surprise him
Cataloging source
SO$
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Williams-Garcia, Rita
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Recommended for middle readers
  • 008-012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Morrison, Frank
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  • African Americans
  • Blues (Music)
  • Grandparent and child
  • Grandfathers
  • Bereavement
  • Families
  • African Americans
  • Blues (Music)
  • Grandparents
  • Grandfathers
  • Death
  • Family life
  • African Americans
  • Bereavement
  • Blues (Music)
  • Families
  • Grandfathers
  • Grandparent and child
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Clayton Byrd goes underground, Rita Williams-Garcia ; illustrations by Frank Morrison
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"Thorndike Press large print The literacy bridge."
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
on1031405696
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
191 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1031405696
  • (Sirsi) a2040438
Label
Clayton Byrd goes underground, Rita Williams-Garcia ; illustrations by Frank Morrison
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Thorndike Press large print The literacy bridge."
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
on1031405696
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
191 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1031405696
  • (Sirsi) a2040438

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