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Joe-Joe’s First Flight
by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley

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    List Price: $17.99
    Format: Library Binding, 40 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Picture Book
    ISBN13: 9780375910531
    Imprint: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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    Joe-Joe’s father works at the local airport, one of the first in the area, at a time when segregation rules. Even though the men who work at the airport, including Joe-Joe’s dad, were promised flying jobs, the owner refuses to let them fly. The town of Blind Eye has lost hope over the men’s heartbreak and the injustice being done to them, so much so that the moon won’t shine down on it any longer. More than anything, Joe-Joe wants to bring the moon back to Blind Eye so he can return hope to the townspeople. This is an extraordinary storybook about lost hope and what can happen when dreams are allowed to flourish.



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