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The 57 bus  Cover Image Book Book

The 57 bus / Dashka Slater.

Slater, Dashka, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374303235
  • ISBN: 0374303231
  • Physical Description: 305 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Monday November 4, 2013 -- Oakland California -- Sasha -- Tumbling -- Pronouns -- Blank cards -- Luke and Samantha -- Gran turismo 2 -- How do you know what gender you are? -- Genderqueer -- Gender, sex, sexuality, romance-some terms -- Sasha's terms -- Becoming Sasha -- Bathrooms -- Bathrooms revisted.
Monday November 4, 2013 -- Oakland California -- Sasha -- Richard -- The fire -- Justice.
Summary, etc.:
"One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment. The case garnered international attention, thrusting both teenagers into the spotlight."--
Target Audience Note:
Age: 12-18.
Age: 12-18.
930L Lexile
Subject: Fleischman, Sasha.
Thomas, Richard, 1997-
Fleischman, Sasha.
Thomas, Richard, 1997-
LGBTQ+ people.
Assault and battery > California > Juvenile literature.
Hate crimes > California > Juvenile literature.
Transgender youth > Violence against > California > Juvenile literature.
Gender nonconformity > Social aspects > Juvenile literature.
Victims of crimes > California > Juvenile literature.
Assault and battery > California.
Hate crimes > California.
Asexual people > Violence against.
Victims of crimes.
Genre: True crime stories.

Available copies

  • 39 of 42 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Tolland Public Library.


  • 1 current hold with 42 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Tolland Public Library YA 364.15 SLA (Text) 34051151055806 Young Adult New Material Available -

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