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The planet of Junior Brown

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friendship -- Fiction,
  • African Americans -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Already a leader in New York"s underground world of homeless children, Buddy Clark takes on the responsibility of protecting the overweight, emotionally disturbed friend with whom he has been playing hooky from eighth grade all semester.

    Edition Notes

    StatementVirginia Hamilton.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H1828 Pl 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p. ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2535847M
    ISBN 100020435401
    LC Control Number85016651


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One of the first creators of significant African-American characters in young adult books, Hamilton's career included receiving the Newbery Medal for M.C.

Higgins, the Great ina MacArthur "Genius" grant, the Coretta Scott King Award, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her body of work, the National Book Award, and a Newbery Honor for The Brand: Wonderland Books. Title: The Planet of Junior Brown Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: May 1, Publisher: Aladdin Language: English.

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What is the role of music in this book. Compare the parents of Junior Brown and Buddy. “The three of them were hidden in the dark” (1). Consider analyzing this sentence in terms which also explain parts of the rest of the book. “To be afraid of the dark is to be afraid of Buddy Clark” (68).

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