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Concrete Cowboy: Movie Tie-in Edition (Ghetto Cowboy)
 

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Concrete Cowboy: Movie Tie-in Edition (Ghetto Cowboy)

author: G. Neri
illustrator: Jesse Joshua Watson

When Cole’s mom dumps him in the mean streets of Philly to live with the dad he’s never met, the last thing he expects to see is a horse—let alone a stable full of them. He may not know much about cowboys, but what he knows for sure is that cowboys ain’t black, and they don’t live in the ‘hood. But in this ‘hood, horses are a way of life, and when the City threatens to shut down the stables, Cole realizes it’s time to stand up for what’s right—the Cowboy Way.

See the film on Netflix, starring Idris Elba and Caleb McLaughlin.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$6.99 / $0.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536224227 /  9781536224221
on sale date:
04/2021
type/format:
Movie/TV Tie-in / EBook
age range:
10 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
240 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 5 and up
 
subjects:
Animals; People & Places; Media Tie-in; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
G. Neri is the award-winning author of many books for young readers, including the picture books Hello, I’m Johnny Cash, illustrated by A.G. Ford, and When Paul Met Artie: The Story of Simon and Garfunkel, illustrated by David Litchfield. G. Neri lives in Florida.
illustrator’s comments:
Jesse Joshua Watson is the illustrator of Chess Rumble by G. Neri and I and I by Tony Medina. He is also the author-illustrator of Hope for Haiti. Jesse Joshua Watson lives in Washington State.
 
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