Bird in A BoxBook - 2011
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In 1936, three children meet at the Mercy Home for Negro Orphans in New York State. 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.
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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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