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Published .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11105094M
ISBN 100788700715
ISBN 109780788700712
OCLC/WorldCa31057435

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  Glazed in beige and black, the planet of Junior Brown was shaped in the soft, round contours of Junior Brown's own face. It was a stupendous mass in a brand new solar system, and it claimed a powerful hold on a green, spinning earth. Earth had become the size of an agate racing along in front of the boundless planet of Junior Brown/5(9). The Planet of Junior Brown by Virginia Hamilton - Junior Brown, an overprotected three-hundred pound musical prodigy who's prone to having fantasies, and Buddy Book Edition: Reprint. Winner of the Newbery Honor, The Planet of Junior Brown is an extraordinary story of heroism, and survival, that will appeal to young and older readers alike. The only thing Junior Brown and Buddy Clark really have is the small solar system they had built in 5/5(7). National Book Foundation > Books > The Planet of Junior Brown. The Planet of Junior Brown Finalist, National Book Awards for Children's Books. ISBN Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. Virginia Hamilton. More about this author > Get.

Herewith — Junior Brown, a pound musical prodigy who plays a silenced piano so as not to disturb his asthmatic, overprotective mother; Buddy Clark, his homeless friend and real protector, member of a city-wide network of Tomorrow Billys who care for needy street kids in underground planets; Mr. Pool, a compassionate teacher-turned-janitor who hides the boys for ten weeks in . For months, Junior Brown, an obese adolescent, has been meeting secretly with his friend Buddy, a street-wise homeless boy who lives in an abandoned building, and a former teacher, now janitor, Mr. Pool. In the basement of the school building, Mr. Pool has rigged up a model of the solar system that rotates, illuminated in the dark. Full Book Notes and Study Guides. Sites like SparkNotes with a The Planet of Junior Brown study guide or cliff notes. Also includes sites with a short overview, synopsis, book report, or summary of Virginia Hamilton’s The Planet of Junior Brown. We found no such entries for this book .   The Planet of Junior Brown is a wonderfully written book. Despite the other reviews I have read I really was impressed with the characterization. Some people thought that the characters were shallow and didn't convey feeling and by:

M.C. Higgins, the Great was also the first of only two books ever to win the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush (Philomel/Penguin Putnam, ), The Planet Of Junior Brown (S&S, X; Aladdin, ; Aladdin, ), and In The Beginning: Creation. : The Planet of Junior Brown () by Hamilton, Virginia and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().   Directed by Clement Virgo. With Martin Villafana, Lynn Whitfield, Rainbow Sun Francks, Clark Johnson. This is the story of an extremely obese, rather immature, yet very bright and talented young man, and of his world and the people in it mostly homeless young adults who refer to their lives and where they live as their individual "planets," and everyone else as /10(). THE PLANET OF JUNIOR BROWN. Synopsis. This story revolves around two eighth grade boys. Buddy Clark is a homeless boy, who hasn’t let life on the streets knock out his compassion for others. Junior Brown is an overweight, naive, unrealistic teenager heading for .