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Garcia, Ann O'Neal
New York : Holiday, 1982.
IL 5-8 .
Mat-Maw lived in the back of the cave. Her daughter was about to crush the head of her new baby because the baby's legs were badly deformed. Mat-Maw rescues Em, as she calls the new grandchild, and cares for her with the help of a goat and eventually with the help of Em's brother Tuk. Tuk paints the pictures deep in the cave that is the magic to help with the clan's hunt. This is the story of Em, Tuk and Mat-Maw beginning to questions the laws of the clan that would kill Em even though she is bright and artistic herself. This is the story of their adventure outside the clan in search of a way of life that balances magic and caring.
SUBJECTS:     Cave dwellers -- Fiction
                        Cave paintings -- Fiction
                        Physically handicapped -- Fiction
                        Grandmothers -- Fiction


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