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The porcupine of truth, Bill Konigsberg

Label
The porcupine of truth
Title
The porcupine of truth
Statement of responsibility
Bill Konigsberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with their lives
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with their lives
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2015
  • Stonewall Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, 2016.
  • Rainbow List, 2016.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10406815
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Konigsberg, Bill
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.K83518
LC item number
Po 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family problems
  • Alcoholism
  • African Americans
  • Friendship
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Children of alcoholics
  • African American teenage girls
  • Friendship
  • Billings (Mont.)
  • Billings (Mont.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The porcupine of truth, Bill Konigsberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000053675402
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
325 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780545648943
Lccn
2014027136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)890912329
Label
The porcupine of truth, Bill Konigsberg
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000053675402
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
325 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780545648943
Lccn
2014027136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)890912329

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