Bird in A Box

Bird in A Box

Book - 2011
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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.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780316074032
0316074039
Branch Call Number: FIC/PINKNEY
Characteristics: 278 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Qualls, Sean

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Excellent

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Jul 16, 2015

This is a book about three children, two boys one girl, one of which has parents who died in a car accident, the others father didnt treat him well and so his mother tolld him to go to a foster care. The girl sang for a church and she went to their foster care center to sing for them. One of the boys fell in love with her and went to her church to give her a present. After a few more visits the three became friends and noticed they all loved a famous basketball player who had a game coming up. So the three went to a park and one of the boys met his mother who also joined them. All four people had a wonderful time.

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