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The Resource Bird in a box, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls

Bird in a box, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls

Label
Bird in a box
Title
Bird in a box
Statement of responsibility
by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
387282
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P6333
LC item number
Bi 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphanages
  • Orphans
  • Louis, Joe
  • Grief
  • African Americans
  • Orphanages
  • Orphans
  • Louis, Joe
  • Grief
  • African Americans
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Bird in a box, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-274)
Control code
2010022851
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9780316074032
Lccn
2010022851
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Bird in a box, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrations by Sean Qualls
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-274)
Control code
2010022851
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9780316074032
Lccn
2010022851
Other physical details
ill.

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