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Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Sean Qualls
Publisher: London : Little, Brown Young Readers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView 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: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Joe Louis; Joe Louis
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Sean Qualls
ISBN: 9780316074025 0316074020 9780316074032 0316074039
OCLC Number: 778270420
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls.

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A powerful historical novel set in during the Great Depression about overcoming hardship and finding hope.  Read more...

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