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Tough boy sonatas / Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper.

Authors: Crisler, Curtis L.
Call number: SHARED SYSTEM
Publisher: Honesdale, Penn. : Wordsong, 2007.
Publication date: 2007.
Subject: Poetry.
Teen literature.
Title: Tough boy sonatas / Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 86 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: Gary: Gary poem: (Chocolate city) -- In hell -- Hunger -- Confrontation -- Day dreamer -- Demographics -- Delaney Peacocks -- LaRoy -- Daughter/son soundtrack -- Girlfriend -- Pocket knife: (Game of Dare) -- Penitentiary -- Robbing hoods -- Son of a city: LaRoy and sister Sundays -- Black of gray -- Requiem in losing space -- Delaney -- Children of blues/Saturday night school -- Mamas -- Rooted -- Grandma -- Catch -- 38th letter to a man with no fame -- Fruit man -- Surroundings of LaRoy -- In our Venus -- Tough boy sonatas: Hypnotics -- Addiction -- Lifted -- Back tracks -- Ebonics -- Boys love words -- Stray -- Walking w/drama -- Burgers, homegrown -- Jivin' -- Dance of the ghetto fairies -- Tennis match -- Outside games.
Awards note: Eliot Rosewater Award, 2008-2009, Nominee.
Added author: Cooper, Floyd, illustrator.
ISBN: 9781932425772 (alk. paper)
1932425772 (alk. paper)
LCCN: 2006011836
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1118017
Bib No.: 1118017

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