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  • 1 of 1 copy available at David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village.
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David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village E Pin (Text to phone) 33180120644993 Picture Book Available -

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After an encounter with a sparrow, Henry finds he is able to fly just like his favorite comic book hero HawkMan.
Subject: Flight > Fiction.
Cartoons and comics > Fiction.
Heroes > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.

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The Adventures of Sparrowboy
The Adventures of Sparrowboy
by Pinkney, Brian (Author, Illustrator)
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The Adventures of Sparrowboy

Brian Pinkney, author and illustrator, was born August 28, 1961. He has received the Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations, three Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, and in 1997, he won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for his book, The Adventures of Sparrowboy. He has also won two Caldecott Honor awards for his illustrations with the books: The Faithful Friend, by Robert D. San Souci, and Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Pinkney primarily uses the scratchboard illustrative technique with most of his books. Pinkney lives with his wife, Andrea, and their children in Brooklyn, New York.


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