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World of Pies
Roxanne is twelve years old and mad about baseball in 1962, the year of a pie baking contest that will have a major impact on her later years. Roxanne witnesses her first glimpse of racial politics, when her mother makes an issue of a neighbor who is entering a pie that has been by her black maid under her own name. Roxanne realizes that life isn't always fair, yet readers still revisit to the tenderness of the kind of small town life where Roxanne grows...