Saving Sweetness

Saving Sweetness

Book - 1996
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When Sweetness, the littlest orphan in mean old Mrs. Sump's home, runsaway, the kindhearted sheriff sets off to find her. After all, poor, tiny Sweetness mightmeet up with Coyote Pete, the meanest, ugliest desperado in the West, so someone's gotto save her. But Sweetness sure doesn't want to be saved if it means returning to Mrs.Sump's. And when Sweetness keeps refusing to stay saved, the sheriff finally realizesthere's only one thing left to do.
Publisher: New York : Putnam's Sons, c1996.
ISBN: 9780399226458
Branch Call Number: JE/STAN
Characteristics: [unpaged] 26cm.
Additional Contributors: Karas, G. Brian - Illustrator


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Aug 09, 2015

Would have enjoyed this story more had the author chosen NOT to use the highly racist term "coon's age" in this children's story. This is not something I ever thought we'd be encountering in a book geared towards the Pre-K + audience. Hugely disappointing.


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