The Resource The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew

The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew

Label
The dry grass of August
Title
The dry grass of August
Statement of responsibility
Anna Jean Mayhew
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1954, 13-year-old Jubie, traveling with her family and her family's black maid Mary Luther--who has always been there for her, making up for her father's rages and her mother's neglect--encounters racial tension and tragedy
Summary
In 1954, 13-year-old Jubie, along with her family and her family's black maid Mary Luther--who has always been there for her, making up for her father's rages and her mother's neglect--travels to Florida for vacation where she encounters racial tension and tragedy
Theme
Award
Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
386569
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayhew, Anna Jean
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3613.A9559
LC item number
Dry 2011
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coming of age
  • Women household employees
  • Race relations
  • Segregation
  • Racism
  • Southern States
  • Florida
Target audience
adult
Label
The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Kensington Books, 2011
  • Includes discussion questions
  • "A novel."
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
712931209
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Center Point large print edition, unabridged.
Extent
366 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611731248
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011014114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Kensington Books, 2011
  • Includes discussion questions
  • "A novel."
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
712931209
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Center Point large print edition, unabridged.
Extent
366 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611731248
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011014114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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