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In , M.C. Higgins, the Great earned Hamilton the National Book Award, the Newbery Medal (which she was the first African-American author to receive), and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, three of the field’s most prestigious awards. She received the Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition bestowed on a /5(38). The recipient of nearly every major award and honor in her field, including the Hans Christian Anderson Award, Virgina Hamilton was the first African-American woman to be awarded the Newbery Medal, for M.C. Higgins The ed as a storyteller, anthologist and lecturer as well as a novelist, Ms. Hamilton makes her home in Yellow Springs, Edition: Reprint. M.C. Higgins, the Great book. Discover this masterpiece from Virginia Hamilton that was the first book to win the Newberry, the National Book Award, and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. Mayo Cornelius Higgins sits on his gleaming, forty-foot steel pole, towering over his home on Sarah’s Mountain. Stretched before him are rolling hills and shady valleys. In M. C. Higgins, the Great, the title character, a tall, athletic, thoughtful black teenager who lives in the Cumberland Mountains, must come to terms with conflicting allegiances, to his father.
Find books like M.C. Higgins, the Great from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked M.C. Higgins, the Great also liked: Th. (from M.C. Higgins, the Great) When M.C. Higgins climbed the foot steel pole near his house, he could see over the spiky treetops and far across the rolling emerald hills. There, on Sarah’s Mountain, with his face turned toward the sun and his arms spread . Winner of a Newbery Medal, a National Book Award, named an ALA Notable Book, designated as a School Library Journal Best of the Best, and named one of the New York Times Outstanding Children's Books of the Year, this intense, complex, young adult novel has dazzled readers for over 20 n by celebrated author Virginia Hamilton, this is the story of M.C. . M.C. Higgins, the Great Introduction. Isolated mountain boy meets girl, loses girl, and decides to stay on the mountain. If you want the crux of M.C. Higgins, the Great, well, that's about it.. But that doesn't nearly scratch the surface of what goes on in our main man M.C.'s .
M.C. Higgins, the Great - M.C. Higgins, the Great audiobook, by Virginia Hamilton “Two years ago bulldozers had come to make a cut at the top of Sarah’s Mountain. They began uprooting trees and pushing subsoil in a huge pile to get at the coal. As the pile grew enormous, so had M.C.‘s fear of it. He had nightmares in which the heap came tumbling down. Over and over again, it 3/5. The recipient of nearly every major award and honor in her field, including the Hans Christian Anderson Award, Virgina Hamilton was the first African-American woman to be awarded the Newbery Medal, for M.C. Higgins The Great. Renowned as a storyteller, anthologist and lecturer as well as a novelist, Ms. Hamilton makes her home in Yellow /5(28). The book takes place over the course of a few days in the life of M.C. Higgins, a boy living in the hills near the Ohio river. Over the course of these few days quite a bit happens. At first I thought the book was going to be about strip mining and the loss of the beauty of the natural world, because that is what was focused on in the beginning/5(23). I like the book M.C. Higgins the Great, because it was kind of interesting.I say it's interesting, because of scared of the spoil heap and you know you be wanting to know whats going to happend what interest me was when M.C. and the girl were like wrestling in the woods.I liked the story a whole lot, because it was different and full of guessing what's going to happened by: