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Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Sean Qualls
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Joe Louis; Joe Louis; Joe Louis; Joe Louis
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Sean Qualls
ISBN: 0316074039 9780316074032
OCLC Number: 650019272
Description: 278 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls.

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