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The Resource Dream country, Shannon Gibney

Dream country, Shannon Gibney

Label
Dream country
Title
Dream country
Statement of responsibility
Shannon Gibney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2008, Minneapolis. Kollie Flomo, at once too black and not black enough for his African American peers and worn down by the expectations of his own Liberian family and community, turns to violence. 1926, Liberia. Togar Somah, an indigenous Liberian, is on the run from government militias that would force him to work the plantations of the Congo people, descendants of the African American slaves who colonized Liberia almost a century earlier. 1827. The children of Yasmine Wright leave a Virginia plantation with their mother for Liberia, promised freedom by the American Colonization Society. 1980. Ujay and Evelyn dare to believe their love can survive Liberia's approaching revolution. 2018, Minneapolis. A dreamer attempts to weave her family's history into a new future.-- adapted from jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gibney, Shannon
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.1.G5
LC item number
Dre 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Families
  • Slavery
  • Refugees
  • Liberian Americans
  • African Americans
  • Americans
  • Liberia
  • Liberia
  • Family life
  • Family life
  • Slavery
  • Refugees
  • Liberian Americans
  • African Americans
  • Americans
  • Liberia
  • Liberia
  • Minneapolis (Minn.)
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Africa
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
  • Families
  • Slavery
  • Refugees
  • Liberian Americans
  • African Americans
  • Liberia
  • Minnesota
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dream country, Shannon Gibney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1016403949
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780735231672
Lccn
2017055923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1016403949
Label
Dream country, Shannon Gibney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1016403949
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780735231672
Lccn
2017055923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1016403949

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