The Head of the Saint

The Head of the Saint

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Having arrived in Candeia, Brazil, starving and footsore, after walking sixteen days to fulfill his dying mother's last wishes, young Samuel takes up residence in an enormous, broken statue of Saint Anthony and finds that he can hear the prayers of the townspeople, despite his lack of faith.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2016
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780553537925
Branch Call Number: YA ACIOLI
Characteristics: 181 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Hahn, Daniel


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"A boy's journey, a saint's head, and magical realism. This sweet little book will keep you turning pages and praying for a happy ending." -- Becky

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Jan 20, 2018

#5 Book set in Brazil


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