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January's Sparrow

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 598 Ratings and 152 Reviews

Book Description
Patricia Polacco's most powerful book since Pink and Say.

In the middle of the night, The Crosswhites?including young Sadie?must flee the Kentucky plantation they work on. Dear January has been beaten and killed by the plantation master, and they fear who may be next. But Sadie must leave behind her most valuable possession, the wooden sparrow carved for her by January. Through the Under... More
Book Information
PublisherPhilomel Books
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages96
ISBN-100399250778
ISBN-13978-0399250774
Publication Date10/29/2009
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About Patricia Polacco (Author, Illustrator) : Patricia Polacco is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Patricia Polacco include Babushka's Doll, Pink and Say (Unabridged), Thank You, Mr. Falk... more
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