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The journey of little Charlie

Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes face-to-face with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 9780545156660 0545156661 9780545156677 054515667X
OCLC Number: 985447455
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection, April 2018.
Description: 234 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Christopher Paul Curtis.

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When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes face-to-face with the people he is chasing.

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