The Hundred Penny Box

The Hundred Penny Box
Mathis, Sharon Bell; Dillon, Leo (Editor); Dillon, Diane (Illustrator)

This Newbery Honor Book tells the story of "a boy and his hundred-year-old great-great-aunt in . . . a quietly intense story, illustrated with sepia pictures that make dramatic use of chiaroscuro" ("The Horn Book"). Two-color illustrations.


Michael loves his hundred-year-old Aunt Dew, who keeps a penny for every year of her life in an old box.

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JF Mathis

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