While young Potter is confined to his room with a terrible cough, the raging Red River takes the life of his best friend Jonathan. Neither of his parents can help him understand his loss. Then a Baltimore oriole perches on his windowsill and changes his life. This book won the Evangelical Christian Publisher's Association Golden Medallion Award.
Hardcover, 55 pages
Published November 1st 1994 by Augsburg Fortress Publishing
(first published 1985)
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