M.C. Higgins, the great ; with, Connections / Virginia Hamilton.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Brownstown PL - Brownstown||JNEWBER HAMILTO (Text)||79361000056675||Juvenile Fiction Newbery||Available||-|
|North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library||FIC HAM (Text)||30419200444301||Young Adult Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0030546567
- ISBN: 9780030546563
- Physical Description: 319 pages ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: Austin : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1999?]
|General Note:|| Novel, followed by narratives and excerpts from related stories and a biographical sketch of the author.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Connections: Banana tree (short story) / by James Berry -- Father (personal memoir) / by Gary Soto -- My mother pieced quilts (poem) / by Teresa Palomo Acosta -- Runaway! (historical essay) from North star to freedom: the story of the Underground Railroad / by Gena K. Gorrell -- Dreams (poem) ; Dream dust (poem) ; As I grew older (poem) / by Langston Hughes -- War of the wall (short story) / by Toni Cade Bambara -- Virginia Hamilton (biographical sketch).
|Summary, etc.:|| As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.
|Awards Note:|| Newbery Medal, 1975
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