Almost Home
  • Author : Joan Bauer
  • Release Date : 13 September 2012
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9781101591925
Ratings: 4.5
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Book Description: 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.

Almost Home

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Author : Joan Bauer
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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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 ...

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Publisher : Yale University Press
Genre : History
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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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Author : Debbie Macomber,Cathy Lamb,Judy Duarte,Mary Carter
Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Revell
Genre : Fiction
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Author : Kevin Ryan,Tina Kelley
Publisher : Wiley
Genre : Social Science
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Inside the lives of homeless teens—moving stories of pain and hope from Covenant House Almost Home tells the stories of six remarkable young people from across the United States and Canada as they confront life alone on the streets. Each eventually finds his or her way to Covenant House, ...

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Publisher : Moody Publishers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Genre : Medical
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Author : Madisen Kuhn
Publisher : Gallery Books
Genre : Poetry
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From the Instagram poet and author of the exquisite Please Don’t Go Before I Get Better comes a gorgeous poetry and prose collection that explores the meaning of “home” and the profound discovery of finding it within oneself—perfect for fans of Rupi Kaur and Amanda Lovelace. In this ...

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Author : Jessica Blank
Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Author : Hilary Harper
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Adoptees
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Author : David L. Kirp
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : Social Science
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For David Kirp, a gifted storyteller and journalist, the concept of community stretches beyond a cliched figure of speech to describe what happens when people make decisions that reshape one another's lives. He has collected a fascinating variety of such stories from across America to re-create the immediate experience of ...

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Author : Mariah Stewart
Publisher : Chesapeake Diaries
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : AuthorHouse
Genre : Fiction
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Mary Beth Winston, a divorced mother of two grown girls, had her own very successful business, a lovely home and two very entertaining spaniels. She lived a pretty uneventful life until the day she returned from work to find her dogs running loose, her boyfriend, Bob, brutally murdered in her ...