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The nitty gritty, illustrated by Alvin Smith

Label
The nitty gritty
Title
The nitty gritty
Statement of responsibility
illustrated by Alvin Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Torn between a desire to stay in school and his father's insistence that it is a waste of time, a black boy decides to quit school and go into business with the uncle he worships. When the venture fails and his uncle deserts him, the boy faces reality with a new maturity
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bonham, Frank
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.B6415
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Poverty
  • African American children
  • African American dropouts
  • High school dropouts
  • Betrayal
  • Disappointment
  • Diligence
  • Success
  • Race relations
  • Homelessness
  • People with social disabilities
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The nitty gritty, illustrated by Alvin Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy inscribed by 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
Contents
Charlie and the winos -- Doctor Charlie -- Charlie the healer -- Hey, big spender! -- Breathing man -- Mayor Charlie -- A fortune in bedsprings -- Rat pack -- Finders keepers -- Five dollars a smash -- Ladybug, ladybug! -- Fly away home! -- The nitty gritty -- The brawl -- "Come out fighting" -- Captain Teach -- Shakebag -- "Catch the R bus" -- The hundred-dollar ladybug
Control code
191576
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
156 pages
Lccn
68024719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)628466
Label
The nitty gritty, illustrated by Alvin Smith
Publication
Note
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy inscribed by 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
Contents
Charlie and the winos -- Doctor Charlie -- Charlie the healer -- Hey, big spender! -- Breathing man -- Mayor Charlie -- A fortune in bedsprings -- Rat pack -- Finders keepers -- Five dollars a smash -- Ladybug, ladybug! -- Fly away home! -- The nitty gritty -- The brawl -- "Come out fighting" -- Captain Teach -- Shakebag -- "Catch the R bus" -- The hundred-dollar ladybug
Control code
191576
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
156 pages
Lccn
68024719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)628466

Library Locations

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      38.710138 -90.311107
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