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Birdland (Paperback)

Author:  Tracy MacK
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0439535913
ISBN-13: 9780439535915
Sku: 31154055
Publish Date: 8/1/2005
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 0.5T
Pages:  198
Age Range:  16 to 21
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Jed is filming a documentary of their New York City neighborhood and searches for Zeke, a poet who loved jazzman Charlie "Bird" Parker and who leaves behind a lot of unanswered questions.
From the Publisher:
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. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint.
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In this story set in New York City a boy named Jed finds a unique way to deal with the pain and confusion he feels over the death of his older brother.

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Kirkus Reviews
"Loss, compassion, and forgiveness are primary themes, realistically and sometimes painfully drawn through the interactions of Joseph's family." 09/15/2003

Product Attributes

Product attributeBook Format:   Pocketbook
Product attributeMinimum Age:   12
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0198
Product attributePublisher:   Scholastic Paperbacks
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