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Jazmin's notebook, Nikki Grimes

Label
Jazmin's notebook
Title
Jazmin's notebook
Statement of responsibility
Nikki Grimes
Title variation
Jazmins notebook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jazmin, an African American teenager who lives with her older sister in a small Harlem apartment in the 1960s, finds strength in writing poetry and keeping a record of the events in her sometimes difficult life. Her name is Jazmin, and like the music of her name, her life throbs and swings--a few flat notes to be sure, but also bursting with rich passages that rise and soar. Sitting on her stoop she fills her notebook with laughs, anger, and hope. There's the risky lure of luscious-looking men and the consequences of free haircuts. This is a fourteen-year-old so-real girl living in Harlem in the 1960's, born with clenched fists and big dreams, and strengthened by the love of a steadfast sister. Captured within pages of her tough, exuberant life are all the beauty, chaos, confusion, and clarity that accompany the excitement of exploring life's possibilities--and discovering they are endless
Summary
Jazmin, a fourteen-year-old Afro-American girl who lives with her sister in a Harlem apartment, finds strength in writing poetry and keeping a diary
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1998
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
076084
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
  • PZ7.G88429
  • PS3557.R489982
LC item number
  • Jan 1998
  • J39 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
910
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Jazmin's notebook, Nikki Grimes
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
147209
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
102 p.
Isbn
9780803722262
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
97005850
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36430615
  • (OCoLC)36430615
Label
Jazmin's notebook, Nikki Grimes
Publication
Control code
147209
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
102 p.
Isbn
9780803722262
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
97005850
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36430615
  • (OCoLC)36430615

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