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"The sound of the train woke him . . . rhythmic panting putts like the breath of some huge jungle beast."

Oakland, California, is a tough place to grow up: kids pack guns at school; crackheads loiter in doorways; even the wrong-colored clothes can get you "a dirt nap." But for thirteen-year-old Remi, who has just arrived from Haiti, the first night brings something even mor
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Hardcover, 164 pages
Published September 15th 1996 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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