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Schwartz & Wade | Jan 10, 2012 | 40 Pages | 4-8 years | ISBN 9780375987403

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    Schwartz & Wade | Jan 10, 2012 | 40 Pages | 4-8 years | ISBN 9780375987403

Awards

Kid’s Indie Next List “Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers” WINNER 2012

Oregon Book Award NOMINEE 2012

Praise

Booklist Best Children’s Book of 2012

Starred Review, School Library Journal, January 1, 2012:
“Hopkinson’s engaging text invites readers to experience the story with her…. full of well-crafted description and detail.”

Starred Review, Booklist, December 15, 2011:
“A fine introduction to the writer, and a terrific, completely un-preachy departure point for discussions of child labor and social reform.”

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, November 15, 2011:
“Both accessible and rich in simile and metaphor, this fictionalized biography concerns the budding novelist’s coming of age, as he ekes out a living (during his family’s stint in debtors’ prison) and pursues his dream.”

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