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Ghetto Cowboy

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Ghetto Cowboy
Written by G. Neri
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763664537
ISBN-13: 9780763664534
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Ghetto Cowboy

author: G. Neri

illustrator: Jesse Joshua Watson

From a Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor winner comes a street- smart tale about a displaced teen who learns to defend what’s right — the Cowboy Way. Inspired by the little- known urban riders of Philly and Brooklyn, this compelling tale of latter- day cowboy justice champions a world where your friends always have your back, especially when the chips are down.
“Original in theme and inspirational in tone and content.” — Booklist
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Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / Paperback
age range:
10 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
224 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 5 and up
Animals; People & Places; Lifestyles; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
G. Neri is the winner of a 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award for his graphic novel Yummy and the 2010 Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award for Chess Rumble, a middle-grade novel in verse with illustrations by Jesse Joshua Watson. G. Neri lives in Tampa, 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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