Physical Description:281 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Edition:1st pbk. ed.
Publisher:New York :Little, Brown and Company,2012.
"Discussion Guide adapted from 'Bird in a Box' Educator's Guide c2011, 2012 by Hachette Book Group, Inc."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-274).
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.