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Sweet whispers, Brother Rush

Virginia Hamilton

Sweet whispers, Brother Rush

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Published by Avon Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Ghost stories,
  • African Americans -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    Fourteen-year-old Tree, resentful of her working mother who leaves her in charge of a retarded brother, encounters the ghost of her dead uncle and comes to a deeper understanding of her family"s problems.

    Edition Notes

    StatementVirginia Hamilton.
    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17572594M
    ISBN 100380651939
    OCLC/WorldCa11449822


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The early lists included such future classics as Eric Carle ’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar; Virginia Hamilton ’s Newbery Honor–winning Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush; and Ed Young ’s Caldecott Honor–winning The Emperor and the Kite. In Patricia Lee Gauch took over as editor-in.

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