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The Resource October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard, Lesléa Newman

October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard, Lesléa Newman

Label
October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard
Title
October mourning
Title remainder
a song for Matthew Shepard
Statement of responsibility
Lesléa Newman
Title variation
  • October morning
  • Song for Matthew Shepard
Title variation remainder
a song for Matthew Shepard
Creator
Contributor
Author
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Relates, from various points of view, events from the night of October 6, 1998, when twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was lured out of a Wyoming bar, savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die
  • A poetic exploration of the impact of Matthew Shepard's murder on the world, toldt hrough a cycle of 68 poems.
Awards note
Stonewall Book Awards (Honor Book in Children's & Young Adult Literature), 2013
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Newman, Lesléa
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PZ7.5.N49
LC item number
Oct 2012
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 5.2
  • 6.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Candlewick Press
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shepard, Matthew
  • Shepard, Matthew
  • Shepard, Matthew
  • Shepard, Matthew
  • Murder
  • Gays
  • Hate crimes
  • Novels in verse
  • Laramie (Wyo.)
  • Novels in verse
  • Murder
  • Gays
  • Hate crimes
  • Laramie (Wyo.)
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Gays
  • Hate crimes
  • Murder
  • Novels in verse
  • Wyoming
  • Homicide
  • Gay men
  • Hate crimes
  • Laramie, Wyo.
Target audience
adolescent
Label
October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard, Lesléa Newman
Link
978-0-7636-5807-6.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The truck
  • Road rage
  • A sorry state
  • Signs of trouble
  • The clothesline
  • The pistol
  • Witness
  • The fence (that night)
  • What you can do in eighteen hours
  • Stars
  • Introduction -- Prologue:
  • The wind
  • The does
  • Where is my boy?
  • The biker
  • The patrol officer's report
  • The doctor
  • Housekeeper, ICU
  • Lame excuse
  • How to have the worst day of your life
  • The journalist
  • The fence (before).
  • Vigil : candles in the wind
  • The armbands
  • Scared to death
  • Heartfelt apology
  • October 12, 1998
  • Tree
  • Class photo : me in the middle, or, "What will you be when you grow up?"
  • Then and now
  • Thirteen ways of looking at Matthew. --
  • Part one:
  • Outnnumbered
  • Recipe for disaster
  • Something snapped
  • Raising awareness
  • Every mother's plea
  • The drag queen
  • The cop
  • The bartender
  • Let's say
  • The student
  • A father
  • A mother
  • A chorus of parents
  • The church lady
  • A protestor
  • Part two:
  • An angel
  • Jury selection
  • The prosecutor's job
  • The defense's job
  • Don't flatter yourself
  • Sorry boy
  • Logic problem
  • Verdict
  • Mercy
  • What twenty bucks could get you in 1998
  • The fence (one week later)
  • Wounded
  • This is the hand
  • Once upon a time
  • The fence (after).
  • Epilogue:
  • Pilgrimage.
  • Afterword:
  • Imagine.
  • Notes -- Explanation of poetic forms -- Resources
  • Stand by your man
  • Accessory
  • Officer of the court
  • His shoes
  • The frat boys
  • The songwriter
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 111 pages
Isbn
9780763658076
Lccn
2011048358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • ocn774490636
  • (OCoLC)774490636
Label
October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard, Lesléa Newman
Link
978-0-7636-5807-6.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The truck
  • Road rage
  • A sorry state
  • Signs of trouble
  • The clothesline
  • The pistol
  • Witness
  • The fence (that night)
  • What you can do in eighteen hours
  • Stars
  • Introduction -- Prologue:
  • The wind
  • The does
  • Where is my boy?
  • The biker
  • The patrol officer's report
  • The doctor
  • Housekeeper, ICU
  • Lame excuse
  • How to have the worst day of your life
  • The journalist
  • The fence (before).
  • Vigil : candles in the wind
  • The armbands
  • Scared to death
  • Heartfelt apology
  • October 12, 1998
  • Tree
  • Class photo : me in the middle, or, "What will you be when you grow up?"
  • Then and now
  • Thirteen ways of looking at Matthew. --
  • Part one:
  • Outnnumbered
  • Recipe for disaster
  • Something snapped
  • Raising awareness
  • Every mother's plea
  • The drag queen
  • The cop
  • The bartender
  • Let's say
  • The student
  • A father
  • A mother
  • A chorus of parents
  • The church lady
  • A protestor
  • Part two:
  • An angel
  • Jury selection
  • The prosecutor's job
  • The defense's job
  • Don't flatter yourself
  • Sorry boy
  • Logic problem
  • Verdict
  • Mercy
  • What twenty bucks could get you in 1998
  • The fence (one week later)
  • Wounded
  • This is the hand
  • Once upon a time
  • The fence (after).
  • Epilogue:
  • Pilgrimage.
  • Afterword:
  • Imagine.
  • Notes -- Explanation of poetic forms -- Resources
  • Stand by your man
  • Accessory
  • Officer of the court
  • His shoes
  • The frat boys
  • The songwriter
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 111 pages
Isbn
9780763658076
Lccn
2011048358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • ocn774490636
  • (OCoLC)774490636

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