M.C. Higgins, the great

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Hamilton's classic coming-of-age tale: The National Book Award- and Newbery Award-winning novel about a young man who must choose between supporting his tight-knit family and pursuing his own dreams

Mayo Cornelius Higgins perches on top of a homemade forty-foot tower, considering two destinies. Behind him is his family's beloved house at the foot of a mountain that strip mining has reduced to loose rubble. In front of him, the beautiful Ohio River Valley and the great world beyond. As M.C. weighs whether to stay with the family and home he loves or set off into the world on his own, there appear on the horizon two strangers who will make his decision all the more difficult.
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African Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Bildungsromans
Children's audiobooks
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Electronic books
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