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Almost Home [electronic Resource]

By Joan Bauer, 1951-

Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart

When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover that fresh starts aren't so easy to come by for the homeless. Nevertheless, Sugar's mother has taught her to be grateful no matter what, so Sugar does her best. With the help of a rescue dog, Shush; a foster family; a supportive teacher; a love of poetry; and her own grace and good humor, Sugar comes to understand that while she can't control the hand life deals her, she can control how she responds.

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2013

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9781101591925


Format: Ebook
Author: Bauer, Joan, 1951-
Summary: Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart. When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover that fresh starts aren't so easy to come by for the homeless. Nevertheless, Sugar's mother has taught her to be grateful no matter what, so Sugar does her best. With the help of a rescue dog, Shush; a foster family; a supportive teacher; a love of poetry; and her own grace and good humor, Sugar comes to understand that while she can't control the hand life deals her, she can control how she responds.
Title: Almost home [electronic resource] / Joan Bauer.
Publisher Date: [New York] : Penguin Group (USA), 2013.
Subject: Homeless persons -- Fiction. Mothers and daughters -- Fiction. Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction. Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction. Homelessness & Poverty. Orphans & Foster Homes. Parents.
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Format: Ebook
Author: Bauer, Joan, 1951-
Summary: Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart. When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover that fresh starts aren't so easy to come by for the homeless. Nevertheless, Sugar's mother has taught her to be grateful no matter what, so Sugar does her best. With the help of a rescue dog, Shush; a foster family; a supportive teacher; a love of poetry; and her own grace and good humor, Sugar comes to understand that while she can't control the hand life deals her, she can control how she responds.
Title: Almost home [electronic resource] / Joan Bauer.
Publisher, Date: [New York] : Penguin Group (USA), 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (240 p.)
Subjects: Homeless persons -- Fiction.
Subjects: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Subjects: Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Homelessness & Poverty.
Subjects: Orphans & Foster Homes.
Subjects: Parents.
Genre: Electronic books.
Notes: Electronic book.
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ISBN: 9781101591925 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 1101591927 (electronic bk.)
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