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Johnny lives in a town where everyone owns a shiny green stone. He has one, too, until his mean-spirited behavior makes him lose it. His family and the whole town help him search, but to find it, he alone must discover the “bright green sun in his heart.” “A symbolic and sensitive tale about a young boy who discovers that happiness and fulfillment can come from within.”--American Bookseller

Synopsis:

Johnny lives in a town where everyone owns a shiny green stone. He has one, too--until his mean-spirited behavior makes him lose it. His family and the whole town help him search for the stone. But, to find it, he alone must discover the "bright green sun in his heart". Full color throughout.

About the Author

Best-selling novelist ALICE WALKER is also the author of three collections of short stories, three collections of essays, six volumes of poetry, and several childrens books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eatonton, Georgia, Walker now lives in northern California.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780152275389
ill.:
Deeter, Catherine
Author:
Walker, A.
Author:
Walker, Alice
Author:
Deeter, Catherine
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series Volume:
vol. 308
Publication Date:
19911031
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 9 in 0.98 lb
Age Level:
07-UP

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"Synopsis" by , Johnny lives in a town where everyone owns a shiny green stone. He has one, too--until his mean-spirited behavior makes him lose it. His family and the whole town help him search for the stone. But, to find it, he alone must discover the "bright green sun in his heart". Full color throughout.

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