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Dark sons [electronic resource]. Nikki Grimes.

Grimes, Nikki. (Author). Graham, Dion. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780310555711 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (2 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Dion Graham.
Summary, etc.: "Both lyrical and powerful, Grimes' unusual novel is mediation on faith and father-son relationships ... Grimes' commanding metaphors, authoritative style and complex characterizations are uniquely compelling."—Publisher's Weekly, starred review "The elemental connections and the hope ("You made it / in the end / and so will I') will speak to a wide audience."—Booklist, starred review A guy whose father ripped his heart out too. Me and you, Ishmael, we're brothers, two dark sons. Betrayed, lost, and isolated, the perspectives of two teenage boys—modern-day Sam and biblical Ishmael—unite over millennia to illustrate the power of forgiveness.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 6 - Text Difficulty 12
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
740 Lexile.
4.8 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 46259 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Young Adult Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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