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An African father tells his son about the disaster that followed the night a baby with smallpox was abandoned in his family's house.

Hardcover:

9780395318577 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1982, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: An African father tells his son about the disaster that followed the night a baby with smallpox was abandoned in his family's house.

Paperback:

9780618494835 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 29, 2004), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An African father tells his son about the disaster that followed the night a baby with smallpox was abandoned in his family's house.

Prebinding:

9781417642786 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2004, cover price $17.25 | About this edition: An African father tells his son about the disaster that followed the night a baby with smallpox was abandoned in his family's house.

Hardcover:

9781882405022 | Lookout Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $21.95

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High school journalists Jess and Molly create an upheaval at school and in their community as they strive to write and publish a series of frank articles about AIDS for their school newspaper

Hardcover:

9781882405008 | Lookout Pr, January 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: High school journalists Jess and Molly create an upheaval at school and in their community as they strive to write and publish a series of frank articles about AIDS for their school newspaper

Paperback:

9781882405015 | Lookout Pr, January 1, 1993, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: High school journalists Jess and Molly create an upheaval at school and in their community as they strive to write and publish a series of frank articles about AIDS for their school newspaper

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An African child is told several stories about the moon, but he still feels he has not learned the truth.
By Clayton Bess and Rosekrans Hoffman (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780395643716 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 26, 1992), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: After his parents are unable to answer all of his questions about the moon, Sumu, an African boy, asks his chief why the moon isn't hot like the sun

School and Library:

9780395345511 | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 1983, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: After his parents are unable to answer all of his questions about the moon, Sumu, an African boy, asks his chief why the moon isn't hot like the sun

Prebinding:

9780613273374 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1992, cover price $17.15 | About this edition: After his parents are unable to answer all of his questions about the moon, Sumu, an African boy, asks his chief why the moon isn't hot like the sun

Two restless brothers, Monroe and Blue, learn quickly about life and the nature of people while following the railroad tracks in the Southwest during the Depression.

Hardcover:

9780395405710 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1986, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Eleven-year-old Blue Roan and his big brother, Monroe, ride the rails as they journey from Depression-era Oklahoma to Los Angeles to search for Brother Starr's twin daughters, Rose Jewel and Marguerite Pearle

Long ago abandoned by his mother who could not tolerate farm life, young Jess works out an uneasy alliance with his unyielding grandmother.

School and Library:

9780395361733 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1985, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Jess, abandoned by his mother and being raised by his grandmother, is befriended by Meechum, a flunking student who is the oldest one in the eighth grade, and together they learn about the need for trust and understanding

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