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

Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author). Qualls, Sean (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial TWEEN j FIC PINKNEY (Text) 33946002770944 Tween Books - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316074025 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0316074020 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 281 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"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).
Summary, etc.:
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 Note:
670 Lexile.
Subject: Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 > Juvenile fiction.
Orphanages > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Orphans > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Hope > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
New York (State) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 > Fiction.
Orphanages > United States > Fiction.
Orphans > United States > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Hope > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
New York (State) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Children's stories.

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