The Resource Almost home, Joan Bauer, (electronic resource)

Almost home, Joan Bauer, (electronic resource)

Label
Almost home
Title
Almost home
Statement of responsibility
Joan Bauer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
  • When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their beloved house and experience the harsh world of homelessness. The plot contains drug use
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bauer, Joan
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.B32615
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
3.7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homeless persons
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Homeless persons
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Homelessness & Poverty
  • Orphans & Foster Homes
  • Parents
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Almost home, Joan Bauer, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E0282706-8B3F-4D5F-B43C-E1CADEEDFAEA
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101591925
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)841338369
Label
Almost home, Joan Bauer, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E0282706-8B3F-4D5F-B43C-E1CADEEDFAEA
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101591925
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)841338369

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