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Author Pinkney, Andrea Davis.
Title Bird in a box / by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls.
Pub Info New York : Little, Brown, 2011.
book jacket
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Edition 1st ed.
Descript 278 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Audience 670L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.2 6 6 143646
Summary 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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-274).
Subject Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphanages -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Grief -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
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ISBN 9780316074032
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