The Resource Toning the sweep, Angela Johnson

Toning the sweep, Angela Johnson

Label
Toning the sweep
Title
Toning the sweep
Statement of responsibility
Angela Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a visit to her grandmother Ola, who is dying of cancer in her house in the desert, fourteen-year-old Emmie hears many stories about the past and her family history and comes to a better understanding of relatives both dead and living. The videotaping is Ola's idea--Ola, Emmie's grandma who lives in the California desert is dying of cancer. Emmie and her mother have come to "the dry" to pack up Ola's house and take her back to a hospital in Cleveland. As Emmie starts photographing Ola's friends, she learns about her family history and their heritage. As Ola is sped off to heaven, life below is revered and celebrated
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1994.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
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Johnson, Angela
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
  • PZ7.J629
  • PS3560.O37129
LC item number
  • To 1993
  • T66 1993
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
4.7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grandmothers
  • Family life
  • Deserts
  • Cancer
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • Grandmothers
  • Families
  • Cancer
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Cancer
  • Families
  • Grandmothers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Toning the sweep, Angela Johnson
Link
https://archive.org/details/toningsweep00john_0
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half title p
Extent
1 online resource (103 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036906366
Label
Toning the sweep, Angela Johnson
Link
https://archive.org/details/toningsweep00john_0
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half title p
Extent
1 online resource (103 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036906366

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