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Author Acioli, Socorro, author.

Title The head of the saint / Socorro Acioli ; translation by Daniel Hahn.

Publication Info. New York : Delacorte Press, [2016]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Children's & Young Adult Collection  CH/YA Fic acioli Cab 2016    Available  ---  Gift of Susan Mandel Glazer.
Edition First American edition.
Description 181 pages ; 22 cm
Provenance Gift of Susan Mandel Glazer.
Note "Originally published in Portuguese as A cabeca di santo by Companhia das Letras, São Paulo, Brazil in 2014. Subsequently published in English in hardcover by Hot Key Books, London, United Kingdom in 2014. Work published with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Brazil/ National Library Foundation."
Summary Having arrived in Candeia, Brazil, starving and footsore, after walking sixteen days to fulfill his dying mother's last wishes, young Samuel takes up residence in an enormous, broken statue of Saint Anthony and finds that he can hear the prayers of the townspeople, despite his lack of faith.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR 5.8 6.0 182102.
Subject Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231 -- Juvenile fiction.
Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231 -- Fiction.
Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231.
Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction.
Faith -- Juvenile fiction.
Prayer -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons.
Homeless persons.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Magic realist fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Young adult works.
Young adult fiction.
Added Author Hahn, Daniel, translator.
Added Title A cabeça do santo. English
ISBN 9780553537925 (hc)
055353792X (hc)
9780553537949 (glb)
0553537946 (glb)
9780553537932 (ebook)