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Author: William H Armstrong; James Barkley
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Book Services, 1973, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young Negro boy learns the pain of humiliation and anger when his father is given an unjust jail sentence for stealing a ham from a white man. Learning to read and to discover that things do not die but become part of other things brings the youngster new hope.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Armstrong; James Barkley
OCLC Number: 8031241
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1970.
Description: 116 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by William H. Armstrong ; illustrated by James Barkley.

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A young Negro boy learns the pain of humiliation and anger when his father is given an unjust jail sentence for stealing a ham from a white man. Learning to read and to discover that things do not die but become part of other things brings the youngster new hope.

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