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M.C. Higgins, the Great Hardcover - 1999

by Virginia Hamilton; John Jude Palencar (Illustrator)

In a 25th anniversary edition, landmark Newbery Award-winning novel, "M.C. Higgins, The Great, " is reborn in a new package. As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, 15-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.

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  • Title M.C. Higgins, the Great
  • Author Virginia Hamilton; John Jude Palencar (Illustrator)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition 25th Anniversary
  • Pages 240
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, NY
  • Date 1999-09
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780689830747 / 0689830742
  • Weight 0.99 lbs (0.45 kg)
  • Dimensions 9.34 x 6.35 x 1 in (23.72 x 16.13 x 2.54 cm)
  • Ages 09 to 12 years
  • Grade levels 4 - 7
  • Reading level 560
  • Themes
    • Cultural Region: Appalachians
    • Ethnic Orientation: African American
    • Topical: Coming of Age
  • Library of Congress subjects Coming of age, African Americans
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 99014288
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC

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Citations

  • Hornbook Guide to Children, 07/01/1999, Page 79

About the author

The recipient of nearly every major award and honor in her field, including the 1992 Hans Christian Andersen Award, Virginia Hamilton (1934-2002) was the first African American woman to be awarded the Newbery Medal, for M.C. Higgins, the Great. Renowned as a storyteller, anthologist, and lecturer as well as a novelist, Ms. Hamilton made her home in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

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