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The Hired Hand

(1997)
An African-american Folktale
A Picture Book by

 
 
At a busy sawmill in Virginia, a stranger tells Old Sam he wants to learn the trade. Old Sam happily hires the man. His son, Young Sam is glad to have someone to boss around. But when Young Sam tries to imitate the new hand in the name of greed, he causes an old woman's death. When he repents, the new hand finds a way to make everything right again. Full color.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

May 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hired Hand: An African-American Folktale
Author(s): Robert D San Souci
ISBN: 0-8037-1296-0 / 978-0-8037-1296-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dial
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January 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hired Hand: An African-American Folktale
Author(s): Robert D San Souci
ISBN: 0-8037-1297-9 / 978-0-8037-1297-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dial
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January 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hired Hand: An African-American Folktale
Author(s): Robert D San Souci
ISBN: 0-7569-5469-X / 978-0-7569-5469-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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Paperback Editions

December 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Hired Hand: An African-American Folktale
Author(s): Robert D San Souci
ISBN: 0-14-240450-0 / 978-0-14-240450-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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