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M.C. Higgins, the great ; with, Connections / Virginia Hamilton.

Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002 (Author). Berry, James, 1924-2017 (Added Author). Soto, Gary (Added Author). Acosta, Teresa Palomo. (Added Author). Gorrell, Gena K. (Gena Kinton), 1946- (Added Author). Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (Added Author). Bambara, Toni Cade. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

HRW library.
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 -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0030546567
  • ISBN: 9780030546563
  • Physical Description: 319 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Austin : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1999?]

Content descriptions

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
Subject: African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Ohio > Juvenile fiction.
Mountain life > Ohio > Juvenile fiction.
Ohio > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Coming of age > Fiction.
Family life > Ohio > Fiction.
Mountain life > Ohio > Fiction.
Ohio > Fiction.

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