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They Cage The Animals At Night

Author: Jennings Michael Burch
Publisher: New York : Signet, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A personal account of the author's experiences living in New York City orphanages and foster homes from 1949 until his reunion with his friend and guardian three years later.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Jennings Michael Burch; Jennings Michael Burch; Jennings Michael Burch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennings Michael Burch
ISBN: 0451159411 9780451159410
OCLC Number: 671292929
Awards: Winner of Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 1995
Target Audience: Young Adult
Description: 293 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Jennings Michael Burch.

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Burch was left at an orphanage and never stayed at any one foster home long enough to make any friends. This is the story of how he grew up and gained the courage to reach out for love.  Read more...

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"A valuable and beautiful book which addresses issues of concern to everyone--what really does happen to foster children and what allows some children to survive the same emotional trauma that Read more...

 
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