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M.C. Higgins, the great : with connections / Virginia Hamilton.
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- ISBN: 0030546567
- Physical Description: 319 p. ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: Austin : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1999?]
Novel, followed by narratives and excerpts from related stories and a biographical sketch of the author.
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Connections: The banana tree (short story) / by James Berry -- Father (personal memoir) / by Gary Soto -- My mother pieced quilts (poem) / by Teresa Palomo Acosta -- Runaway! (historical essay) from North star to freedom: the story of the Underground Railroad / by Gena K. Gorrell -- Dreams (poem) ; Dream dust (poem) ; As I grew older (poem) / by Langston Hughes -- The war of the wall (short story) / by Toni Cade Bambara -- Virginia Hamilton (biographical sketch).
As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.
Newbery Medal, 1975.
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