Bird In A Box

Paperback | February 14, 2012

byAndrea Davis Pinkney

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In a small upstate New York town during the Great Depression, three children--Hibernia, Willie, and Otis--are about to meet.
Hibernia dreams of becoming a famous singer and performing at Harlem's swanky Savoy Ballroom.Willie is recovering from a tragedy that prevents him from becoming a junior boxing champ.Otis spends every night glued to the radio, listening to the voices that remind him of Daddy and Ma.
Each of them is looking for hope, and they all find it in the thrilling boxing matches of young Joe Louis. TheyknowJoe has a good chance of becoming the country's next heavyweight champion. What theydon'tknow is that during this unforgettable year, the three of them will become friends.

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In a small upstate New York town during the Great Depression, three children--Hibernia, Willie, and Otis--are about to meet.Hibernia dreams of becoming a famous singer and performing at Harlem's swanky Savoy Ballroom.Willie is recovering from a tragedy that prevents him from becoming a junior boxing champ.Otis spends every night glued ...

Andrea Pinkney is the author of many award-winning books for children. Many were collaborations with her husband, illustrator Brian Pinkney. She is also an editor at Scholastic. They live inBrooklynwith their two children.Sean Qualls is the illustrator of a number of celebrated books for children, includingBefore John Was a Jazz Giantb...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:February 14, 2012Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316074020

ISBN - 13:9780316074025

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