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Questions of identity and faith beset a New York City teen whose family has been shaken to its core by loss in this stirring, incisive novel from an author we all know and love. Swirling riffs of language and a propulsive beat set this gritty, transcendent novel in motion. Amidst the sparkle and hum of a New York City winter, Jed and his best friend Flyer are filming a documentary of their neighborhood. All around them are images that Jed's older brother Zeke wrote about: drummers, drunks, dog walkers, and the beautiful water towers that dot the city's skyline. But what Jed is really in search of is Zeke, a poet who loved jazzman Charlie "Bird" Parker and who left behind his CDs, a notebook, and a lot of unanswered questions. When Jed encounters a mysterious homeless
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Grouped Work ID 97b9efff-f432-5432-688b-e9131f028af7
full_title birdland
author mack tracy
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-01-02 00:01:44AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 4
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.4
auth_author2 James, Lloyd.
author Mack, Tracy.
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detailed_location_school Antioch High - Teen Fiction
display_description Fourteen-year-old, tongue-tied Jed spends Christmas break working on a school project filming a documentary about his East Village, New York City, neighborhood, where he is continually reminded of his older brother, Zeke, a promising poet who died the year before.
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publishDate 2003, 2005
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subject_facet Brothers -- Fiction, Jews -- New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Speech disorders -- Fiction, Video recordings. -- Production and direction. -- Fiction
title_display Birdland
title_full Birdland / by Tracy Mack, Birdland [electronic resource] / Tracy Mack
title_short Birdland
topic_facet Brothers, Jews, New York (N.Y.), Production and direction, Speech disorders, Video recordings