Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert Heinlein:
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Wonderful Heinlein juvenile novel describes the life of a broken boy sold as a slave, saved by an old beggar who is much more than he seems, who becomes a member of a trading people who span the galaxy. I can't think of a better novel to give a young person. Select
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