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"Wonderfully humane and

 enriching."

    - Jane Eberwein

       Distinguished Professor of English

        Oakland University

 

"[A] heartfelt, exhaustively detailed portrait."

  - ALA Booklist

“… touching… heartfelt…

for thoughtful readers, a treasure.”

  - Horn Book

 

Now in paperback!

     “...a

    delightful

   story

  with

 charming

illustrations.”

  - Amazon Reviews

 

 

photo by Mark Kwiatek

“Persuasive and compelling…utterly   authentic…does full justice to its complex, challenging subject.”

  - Kirkus Reviews

 

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