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Author Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Title Bird in a box / by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls.

Imprint New York : Little, Brown, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Children's Fiction    j PINKNEY,AND    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, JRHI Fiction    JRHI PINKNEY,A c.3900  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 278 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-274).
Summary In 1936, three children meet at the Mercy Home for Negro Orphans in New York State, and while not all three are orphans, they are all dealing with grief and loss which together, along with the help of a sympathetic staff member and the boxing matches of Joe Louis, they manage to overcome. Includes author's notes.
Subject Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 -- Juvenile fiction.
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 -- Fiction.
Orphanages -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Grief -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphanages -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
Grief -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780316074032 (hbk.)
0316074039 (hbk.)

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