Birdland (Paperback)

Author: MacK, Tracy

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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.


Publisher Scholastic Paperbacks
Mfg Part# 9780439535915
SKU 31154055
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0439535913
Release Date 8/1/2005
Dimensions (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 0.5T
"Loss, compassion, and forgiveness are primary themes, realistically and sometimes painfully drawn through the interactions of Joseph's family."
From the Publisher
Annotation 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.
Editors Note 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.
Product Attributes
Book Format Pocketbook
Minimum Age 12
Number of Pages 0198
Publisher Scholastic Paperbacks
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