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Peck, Richard
New York : Puffin, 1978.
IL 5-8 RL 5.9
ISBN 014037969X
This teenager is trying to be a father figure to his younger brother at a time when he needs a father himself. His mother, dying of cancer, has killed herself leaving them with the grandmother in the Bronx. A summer in Florida reunites the sons with the long-lost father who grows on the sons. Jim goes back to the Bronx for high school senior year , able to leave Byron to his father in Florida.
SUBJECTS:     Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
                        Fathers and sons -- Fiction


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