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Miracle's boys

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Winner of the 2001 Coretta Scott King award!

For Lafayette and his brothers, the challenges of growing up in New York City are compounded by the facts that they've lost their parents and it's up to eldest brother Ty'ree to support the boys, and middle brother Charlie has just returned home from a correctional facility.

Lafayette loves his brothers and would do anything if they could face the world as a team. But even though Ty'ree cares, he's just so busy with work and responsibility. And Charlie's changed so much that his former affection for his little brother has turned to open hostility.

Now, as Lafayette approaches 13, he needs the guidance and answers only his brothers can give him. The events of one dramatic weekend force the boys to make the choice to be there for each other--to really see each other--or to give in to the pain and problems of every day.

Jacqueline Woodson 's most recent book for Putnam was praised by School Library Journal : "This fine author once again shows her gift for penning a novel that will ring true with young adults."

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9780142406021
9780698119161
9780399231131
9780739348246
9780736231572
9780142415535
9780786234769
Lexile measure:
660L
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Grouped Work ID 02487977-0286-e083-4418-619e23c30a0d
Full title miracle s boys
Author woodson jacqueline
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
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series Exchange, Thorndike large print young adult
series_with_volume Exchange|, Thorndike large print young adult|
subject_facet Brothers, Brothers -- Fiction, Brothers -- Juvenile fiction, Coretta Scott King Award -- 2002, Family problems -- Fiction, Family problems -- Juvenile fiction, Family problems. -- Juvenile fiction, Large type books -- Juvenile fiction, Orphans, Orphans -- Fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction, Problem families, Racially mixed people, Racially mixed people -- Fiction, Racially mixed people -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Miracle's boys
title_full Miracle's Boys, Miracle's boys / Jacqueline Woodson, Miracle's boys [text (large print)] / Jacqueline Woodson
title_short Miracle's boys
title_sub
topic_facet Brothers, Coretta Scott King Award, Family problems, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Large type books, Orphans, Problem families, Racially mixed people