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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9780399231131
9781101077061
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subject_facet Brothers -- Juvenile fiction, Coretta Scott King Award, Coretta Scott King award (Author), Coretta Scott King award (Author) - 2001, Electronic books, Family problems -- Fiction, Lifestyles -- YOUNG ADULT FICTION, Orphans & Foster Homes -- Family, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction, Racially mixed people -- Juvenile fiction, Siblings -- Family
title_display Miracle's boys
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title_short Miracle's boys
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topic_facet Brothers, Coretta Scott King Award, Coretta Scott King award (Author), Coretta Scott King award (Author) - 2001, Family problems, Lifestyles, Orphans, Orphans & Foster Homes, Racially mixed people, Siblings, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature