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M.C. Higgins the Great

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2.9 out of 5
Based on 305 Ratings and 97 Reviews

Book Description
From a perch on his 40-foot pole (a gift from his father for swimming across the Ohio River), M.C. likes to slide his hand over the rolling mountains, smooth out the sky, and fluff up the trees to the south of Sarah's Mountain. To the north, though, no amount of pretending can make the whine of bulldozers and deep gashes in the mountain disappear. Ever since M.C.'s great-grandmother Sarah came her... More
Book Information
PublisherSimon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
BindingLoose Leaf (42 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages240
Publication Date03/16/2002
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About Virginia Hamilton (Author) : Virginia Hamilton is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Virginia Hamilton include House of Dies Drear, The Planet of Junior Brown.
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