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The Resource Slam!, Walter Dean Myers

Slam!, Walter Dean Myers

Label
Slam!
Title
Slam!
Statement of responsibility
Walter Dean Myers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
17-year-old Greg "Slam" Harris tells of the year in which he transfers to a magnet school for the arts, a more academically challenging, mostly white school. After being the hot shot star of his Harlem high school team, he has to learn to fit in and be a team player at his new school. He may not be able to do anything about the rest of his life--his relationships with his family and friends, his grandmother's illness, his scholastic difficulties, or what goes on in his Harlem neighborhood--but when he gets onto the basketball court, "Slam" feels in control
Cataloging source
TXN
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1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 750
  • 750
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.5
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Basketball players
  • African American teenage boys
  • High schools
  • Teenagers
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Slam!, Walter Dean Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This book was originally published in hardcover by Scholastic Press in 1996."--T.p. verso
  • Includes an interview with the author
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
ocm226071066
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
266 pages, 18 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780545055741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226071066
  • (Sirsi) a1468655
Label
Slam!, Walter Dean Myers
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This book was originally published in hardcover by Scholastic Press in 1996."--T.p. verso
  • Includes an interview with the author
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
ocm226071066
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
266 pages, 18 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780545055741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226071066
  • (Sirsi) a1468655

Library Locations

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