Bound To Stay Bound

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 Boy in the black suit
 Author: Reynolds, Jason

 Publisher:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2015)

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 255 p.,  22 cm.

 BTSB No: 748510 ISBN: 9781442459502
 Ages: 12-16 Grades: 7-11

 Funeral homes -- Fiction
 Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Fiction
 Grief -- Fiction
 African Americans -- Fiction
 Family life -- New York (State) -- Brooklyn -- Fiction
 Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

Price: $9.83

Soon after his mother's death, Matt takes a job at a funeral home in his tough Brooklyn neighborhood and, while attending and assisting with funerals, begins to accept her death and his responsibilities as a man.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG+
   Reading Level: 4.80
   Points: 10.0   Quiz: 171390
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: 9-12
   Reading Level: 5.60
   Points: 17.0   Quiz: 64253

 Coretta Scott King Author Honor, 2016

   School Library Journal (00/10/14)
   Booklist (02/01/15)
 The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (+) (00/02/15)

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