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The contender
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Published:
New York : Harper & Row, 1967.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
182 pages ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 5
Rating:
10-12
Status:
Maplewood High - Teen Fiction
F LIP
Description
Caught in the pressures of Harlem life amidst narcotics addiction, police, and street fights, Alfred Brooks, a 17-year-old high school drop-out, turns to boxing. An ALA Notable Book.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0881030147 :, 9780881030143 :
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.5, 5 Points

Notes

General Note
Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, c1967.
Description
A Harlem high school dropout escapes from a gang of punks into a boxing gym, where he learns that being a contender is hard and often discouraging work, but that you don't know anything until you try.
Target Audience
10-12,Baker & Taylor
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,4.5,5.0,5262
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lipsyte, R. (1967). The contender. New York: Harper & Row.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lipsyte, Robert. 1967. The Contender. New York: Harper & Row.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lipsyte, Robert, The Contender. New York: Harper & Row, 1967.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lipsyte, Robert. The Contender. New York: Harper & Row, 1967. Print.

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