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Joshua's Song
Joshua's Song
Author: Joan Hiatt Harlow
Boston, 1919. It's been a terrible year for thirteen-year-old Joshua Harper. The influenza pandemic that's sweeping the world has claimed his father's life; his voice has changed, so he can't sing in the Boston Boys' Choir anymore; and now money is tight, so he must quit school to get a job. It's not fair! Joshua begins working as a newspaper b...  more »
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PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780689855429
ISBN-10: 0689855427
Publication Date: 4/1/2003
Pages: 160
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Aladdin
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Good book to accompany movie "Newsies."
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Needing to earn money after his father's death during the influenza epidemic of 1918, thirteen-year-old Joshua works as a newspaper boy in Boston, one day finding himself in the vicinity of an explosion that sends tons of molasses coursing through the streets.

this is a really good book and also my cover is way different then the one listed on here


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