256 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.51 in
April 4, 1984
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0064401448
ISBN - 13: 9780064401449
From the Publisher
The story of a friendship between a 12-year-old boy and an immigrant handyman, almost wrecked by the good intentions of the townspeople.
About the Author
Joseph Krumgold received the Newbery Medal for ...And Now Miguel. One of the few people to receive the medal twice, he was subsequently awarded it for his novel Onion John,also available in a Harper Trophy edition.
From Our Editors
Racism rears its ugly head in the strangest of places. This book, winner of the 1960 Newbery Medal, is the story of a friendship between a 12-year-old boy and an immigrant handyman that was almost wrecked by the good intentions of the townspeople. Both young and old readers will enjoy the moral lessons taught in this book.
"[A] penetrating picture of a boy growing up. . . . The book has a lingering effect on the reader." (H.)