Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Bird in a Box by Andrea Davis Pinkney

"For crying out loud! Skip Gibson, you have done it again."

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Summary: In 1936, three children meet at the Mercy Home for Negro Orphans in New York State, and while not all three are orphans, 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. Includes author's notes.
Little, Brown and Company; 278 pages

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