The hundred penny box / Sharon Bell Mathis ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
By: Mathis, Sharon Bell.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Viking Press, 1975Edition: 1st ed.Description: 47 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0670387878.Subject(s): Grandmothers -- Fiction | Family -- Fiction | Blacks -- FictionDDC classification: [E] Summary: 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.