New York : Harper & Row, c1969
116 p. : ill. ; 22 cmLanguage:
Winner of the 1970 Newbery Medal
A young Negro boy learns the pain of humiliation and anger when his father is given an unjust jail sentence for stealing a ham from a white man. Learning to read and to discover that things do not die but become part of other things brings the youngster new hope
Related Searches: African Americans -- FictionPoverty -- FictionNewbery Medal
Additional Credits: Barkley, James
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