OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Library Journals, LLC
    • Publication Date:
      2018
    • Abstract:
      * OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift. 464p. Tor/ Tor Teen. May 2018. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9781250167026. Gr 8 Up--High schooler Moss is a survivor. He's witnessed his [...]
    • ISSN:
      0362-8930
    • Rights:
      COPYRIGHT 2018 A wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
      Copyright 2018 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.
    • Accession Number:
      edsgcl.533409104
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      ANDERSON, K. L. OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift. School Library Journal, [s. l.], n. 4, p. 136, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 26 maio. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Anderson KL. OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift. School Library Journal. 2018;(4):136. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgbe&AN=edsgcl.533409104&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886. Accessed May 26, 2019.
    • APA:
      Anderson, K. L. (2018). OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift. School Library Journal, (4), 136. Retrieved from http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgbe&AN=edsgcl.533409104&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Anderson, Kristin Lee. 2018. “OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift.” School Library Journal. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgbe&AN=edsgcl.533409104&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886.
    • Harvard:
      Anderson, K. L. (2018) ‘OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift’, School Library Journal, p. 136. Available at: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgbe&AN=edsgcl.533409104&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886 (Accessed: 26 May 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Anderson, KL 2018, ‘OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift’, School Library Journal, no. 4, p. 136, viewed 26 May 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Anderson, Kristin Lee. “OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift.” School Library Journal, no. 4, 2018, p. 136. EBSCOhost, widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgbe&AN=edsgcl.533409104&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Anderson, Kristin Lee. “OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift.” School Library Journal, 2018. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgbe&AN=edsgcl.533409104&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Anderson KL. OSHIRO, Mark. Anger Is a Gift. School Library Journal [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2019 May 26];(4):136. Available from: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgbe&AN=edsgcl.533409104&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886

Reviews

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2019 Spring

Students are injured by police--and African American protagonist Moss's boyfriend is killed--in a series of escalating altercations in California's West Oakland High School. Moss, who suffers panic attacks due to his father's earlier murder by police, finds the courage to fight back. A large, diverse cast of characters and many plot threads shed light on issues related to police brutality from multiple angles, and the climax is compelling. Copyright 2019 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

PW Reviews 2018 March #4

Oshiro, creator of the Mark Does Stuff website, takes readers on an emotional roller-coaster in this powerful and timely debut novel that conveys a community's bitter experience living within a culture of white supremacy. Sixteen-year-old Moss Jeffries, a gay African-American student attending run-down West Oakland High School, has experienced panic attacks since police shot his father six years earlier. A warm, mutually respectful relationship with his mother, an extended network of friends of diverse genders, sexual orientations, and family makeup, and a budding romance with Javier, a cute Latino comic book artist, all indicate a hopeful future. Yet violent incidents continue to threaten the community's well-being. In one improbable event that affects the story's plausibility, a boy with metal pins in his knee suffers a severe injury as a result of being forced to walk through a school metal detector. This event and several police assaults on students lead to organizing, with the community's fear building to a crescendo in a planned walkout gone awry. Oshiro deftly captures the simmering rage that ultimately transforms Moss from a quiet teenager to a committed activist against a brutal, menacing system. Ages 14–18. Agent: DongWon Song, Howard Morhaim Literary Agency. (May)

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