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The Cruisers

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Cruisers volume 1.
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Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 3
Lexile measure:
810L
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Eighth grade is hard enough, but when you're a Cruiser, you're really put to the test. The launch of a new middle-grade series from bestselling award-winner Walter Dean Myers. Zander and his friends, Kambui, LaShonda, and Bobbi start their own newspaper, The Cruiser, as a means for speaking out, keeping the peace, and expressing what they believe. When the school launches a mock Civil War, Zander and his friends are forced to consider the true meaning of democracy and what it costs to stand up for a cause. The result is nothing they could have expected, and everything they could have hoped for.
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ISBN:
9780439916264
9780439916332
043991633
9781441879103
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.3, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
810L
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Grouped Work ID 6a9bdaaa-52be-9659-1a52-78402f0e4989
Full title cruisers
Author myers walter dean
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 3
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.3
auth_author2 Free, Kevin R.
author Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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display_description Friends Zander, Kambui, LaShonda, and Bobbi, caught in the middle of a mock Civil War at DaVinci Academy, learn the true cost of freedom of speech when they use their alternative newspaper, The Cruiser, to try to make peace.
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series Cruisers
series_with_volume Cruisers|1
subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Children's audiobooks, Freedom of speech -- Fiction, Freedom of speech. -- Fiction, Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Newspapers -- Fiction, PLAYAWAY, Race relations -- Fiction, Race relations. -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction
title_display The Cruisers
title_full The Cruisers / by Walter Dean Myers, The Cruisers [Playaway] / Walter Dean Myers
title_short The Cruisers
topic_facet African Americans, Freedom of speech, Newspapers, Race relations, Schools