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The hundred penny box /

by Mathis, Sharon Bell.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Viking Press, 1975Edition: 1st ed.Description: 47 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0670387878.Subject(s): Grandmothers -- Fiction | Family -- Fiction | Blacks -- FictionSummary: Michael's love for his great-great-aunt who lives with them leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all her old things.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This Newbery Honor Book tells the story of "a boy and his hundred-year-old great-great-aunt in . . . a quietly intense story, illustrated with sepia pictures that make dramatic use of chiaroscuro" ("The Horn Book"). Two-color illustrations.

Michael's love for his great-great-aunt who lives with them leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all her old things.

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