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IL: MG+ - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 6
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The story of twelve-year-old Jamal, whose life changes drastically when he acquires a gun. Though he survives the experience, it's not without sacrificing his innocence and possibly his relationship with his best friend. 1989 Newbery Honor Book Notable Children's Books of 1988 (ALA) 1988 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA) 1989 Recommended Books for Reluctant Young Adult Readers (ALA) The USA Through Children's Books 1990 (ALA) Young Adult Choices for 1990 (IRA) 1989 Judy Lopez Children's Books Award, Honorable Mention Children's Books of 1988 (Library of Congress) 1989 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library)
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Grouped Work ID a04b4fff-569a-66d3-78ef-734427458710
Grouping Title scorpions
Grouping Author myers walter dean
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-12 05:03:31AM
Last Indexed 2019-05-25 05:06:59AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG+
accelerated_reader_point_value 6
accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.7
author Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014
author_display Myers, Walter Dean
display_description After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun--until a tragedy occurs.
fountas_pinnell Z
id a04b4fff-569a-66d3-78ef-734427458710
isbn 9780060243647, 9780060243654, 9780064470667
last_indexed 2019-05-25T09:06:59.522Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
primary_isbn 9780064470667
publishDate 1988
record_details ils:a71143|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Harper & Row,|c1988.|216 p. ; 22 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, African Americans -- Stories, Gangs -- Juvenile fiction, Gangs -- Stories, Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Honor, Newbery Honor (1989)
title_display Scorpions
title_full Scorpions / by Walter Dean Myers
title_short Scorpions
topic_facet African Americans, Gangs, Newbery Honor, Newbery Honor (1989), Stories