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A Hero Ain\'t Nothin\' But a Sandwich

A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich

(1973)
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Benjie can stop using heroin anytime he wants to. He just doesn't want to yet. Why would he want to give up something that makes him feel so good, so relaxed, so tuned-out? As Benjie sees it, there's nothing much to tune in for. School is a waste of time, and home life isn't much better. All Benjie wants is for someone to believe in him, for someone to believe that he's more than a thirteen-year-old junkie. Told from the perspectives of the people in his life-including his mother, stepfather, teachers, drug dealer, and best friend-this powerful story will draw you into Benjie's troubled world and force you to confront the uncertainty of his future.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Library Binding
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 1-4352-7933-6 / 978-1-4352-7933-9 (USA edition)
Publisher:
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September 1973 : USA Hardback
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 0-698-20278-3 / 978-0-698-20278-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
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April 2000 : USA Turtleback
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 0-606-17821-X / 978-0-606-17821-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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February 2000 : USA Library Binding
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 0-8124-1809-3 / 978-0-8124-1809-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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October 1999 : USA Library Binding
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin' But A Sandwich (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 0-88103-254-9 / 978-0-88103-254-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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January 1973 : USA Turtleback
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 0-606-03528-1 / 978-0-606-03528-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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June 1989 : USA Hardback
Title: A Hero Aint Nothin but a Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 1-55736-112-6 / 978-1-55736-112-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Cornerstone Books
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1973 : USA Hardback
Title: A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 0-698-30530-2 / 978-0-698-30530-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan
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Paperback Editions

February 2000 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 0-698-11854-5 / 978-0-698-11854-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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November 1977 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin' But A Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
ISBN: 0-380-00132-2 / 978-0-380-00132-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2000 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich
Author(s): Alice Childress
Publisher: Puffin Books
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