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The Resource Toning the sweep, Angela Johnson

Toning the sweep, Angela Johnson

Label
Toning the sweep
Title
Toning the sweep
Statement of responsibility
Angela Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a visit to her grandmother Ola, who is dying of cancer in her house in the desert, fourteen-year-old Emmie hears many stories about the past and her family history and comes to a better understanding of relatives both dead and living. The videotaping is Ola's idea--Ola, Emmie's grandma who lives in the California desert is dying of cancer. Emmie and her mother have come to "the dry" to pack up Ola's house and take her back to a hospital in Cleveland. As Emmie starts photographing Ola's friends, she learns about her family history and their heritage. As Ola is sped off to heaven, life below is revered and celebrated
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1994.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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Johnson, Angela
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grandmothers
  • Families
  • Cancer
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Cancer
  • Families
  • Grandmothers
  • Grandmothers
  • Family life
  • Deserts
  • Cancer
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Cancer
  • Families
  • Grandmothers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Toning the sweep, Angela Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half title page
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
ocm26761193
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
103 pages
Isbn
9780531086261
Lccn
92034062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)26761193
Label
Toning the sweep, Angela Johnson
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half title page
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
ocm26761193
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
103 pages
Isbn
9780531086261
Lccn
92034062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)26761193

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