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Josias, Hold the Book
by Jennifer Elvgren, Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell

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    List Price: $17.95
    Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Picture Book
    ISBN13: 9781590783184
    Imprint: Boyds Mills Press
    Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
    Parent Company: Boyds Mills Press
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    Hardcover Description:
    This Americas Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature winner about aHaitian boy determined to make his garden grow is brought to life through luminous watercolor illustrations. Every morning Josias is hard at work in the family’s garden under the hot Haitian sun.His riend Chrislove asks, "When will you join us and hold the book?" asks Chrislove. With his garden is failing, Josias has no time to learn how to read and write. There may not be enough food for his family. Soon, Josias realizes a book might hold the solution to his problem."

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