Does this school have capital punishment?

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Delacorte Press, Jan 1, 1981 - Children's stories - 170 pages
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Sam's oral history project about a legendary jazz musician and a dispute with a troublemaking classmate enliven his first year at Burr Academy.

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User Review  - Misty - Goodreads

I'm reading quite a few YA books this year, in order to write Accelerated Reader tests for them for my library. This one presented the philosophy that music can fix many ills, and since I agree, I enjoyed it! Read full review


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Nat Hentoff is an internationally known jazz critic and the only critic ever designated a Jazz Master by the NEA. He is a regular columnist for and the "Wall Street Journal", the United Media Newspaper Syndicate, and the Cato Institute, where he is a senior fellow. His many books include "Jazz Country; Jazz Is; The Jazz Life; Boston Boy: Growing Up with Jazz and Other Rebellious Passions; Living the Bill of Rights"; and the forthcoming "Is This America?

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