Handbook for boys : a novel
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Published:
New York, NY : HarperTrophy, 2003, c2002.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Harper Trophy ed.
Physical Desc:
211 pages : ill. ; 18 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 4.9 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
740L
Rating:
7-9
Status:
Cora Howe School - Teen Fiction
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Description

Jimmy and Kevin could really use a guide to life.

Their activities almost land them in juvenile detention until Duke employs them in his Harlem barbershop. Duke has rules for everything. But is he offering good advice or just more aggravation?

In the groundbreaking tradition of the award-winning Monster and Bad Boy: A Memoir, Walter Dean Myers fashions a complex, layered novel about the rules for success. Handbook for Boys is the book that he wishes he could have read while growing up. It is also the book young people need to read today.

Ages 10+

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780064409308 (pbk.) :, 0064409309 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.9, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
740

Notes

General Note
Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, 2002.
General Note
"Amistad."
Description
Sixteen-year-old Jimmy, on probation for assault, talks about life with three old men in a Harlem barbershop and hears about the tools he can use to get what he wants.
Target Audience
7-9,Baker & Taylor
Target Audience
740,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,4.9,5.0,59209
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Myers, W. D., & Bandsuch, M. (20032002). Handbook for boys: a novel. 1st Harper Trophy ed. New York, NY: HarperTrophy.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014 and Matthew, Bandsuch. 20032002. Handbook for Boys: A Novel. New York, NY: HarperTrophy.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014 and Matthew, Bandsuch, Handbook for Boys: A Novel. New York, NY: HarperTrophy, 20032002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Myers, Walter Dean, and Matthew Bandsuch. Handbook for Boys: A Novel. 1st Harper Trophy ed. New York, NY: HarperTrophy, 20032002. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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