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Keeping the night watch

Author: Hope Anita Smith; Earl B Lewis
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Fiction
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hope Anita Smith; Earl B Lewis
ISBN: 9780805072020 0805072020
OCLC Number: 123818160
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2009.
Target Audience: Middle School; NP
Description: 73 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: We are family --
Family cooking instructions --
Pretending --
Sticks and stones --
Somebody's callin' my name --
Showdown at the O.K. Corral --
Family tales --
If you can't stand the heat ... --
Seven ways of looking at my father --
The night watchman --
Parents and teachers --
Unidentified family member (UFM) --
The jeweler --
Sign language --
A talk on the moon --
Mountain climbing --
The good stuff --
Crazy glue --
Place cards --
Man-to-man --
Maya's sonnet --
Preacher's sermon on the mount --
Tongue-tied --
Field trip --
Fences --
Lunch is a battlefield --
Row, row, row ... --
For real --
(Nick) Tuck --
Best-kept secret --
Can you hear me now? --
Zuri's ABCs --
Light at the end of the tunnel --
Blueprint --
Dance with me.
Responsibility: Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis.
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A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear.

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