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Bird in a box

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

New York : Little, Brown, 2011.

278 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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.

Reading Level: 4.6

Available

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0316074039

LC Call No:

PZ7.P6333 Bi 2011

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Title:

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

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Little, Brown, 2011.

Physical:

278 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, March 2011

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, March 2011

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, April 2011

Citation/Refs:

New York Times, April 2011

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, May 2011

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), April 2011

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly Annex, June 2011

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.

Target Audience:

4.6.

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett Library Resources.

Subject:

Louis, Joe,--1914-1981--Fiction.

Subject:

Orphanages--Fiction.

Subject:

Orphans--Fiction.

Subject:

Grief--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Qualls, Sean, ill.

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