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andlt;B andgt;In this wrenching, exquisite coming-of-age novel, Friday discovers what makes a familyand#8212;and a home.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Friday Brown has never had a home. She and her mother live on the road, running away from the past instead of putting down roots. So when her mom succumbs to cancer, the only thing Friday can do is keep moving. Her journey takes her to an abandoned house where a bunch of street kids are squatting, and an intimidating girl named Arden holds court.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Friday gets initiated into the group, but her relationship with Arden is precarious, which puts Fridayand#8212;and anyone who befriends herand#8212;at risk. With the threat of a dangerous confrontation looming, Friday has to decide between returning to her isolated, transient life, or trying to help the people sheand#8217;s come to care aboutand#8212;if she can still make it out alive.

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In this wrenching, exquisite coming-of-age novel, Friday discovers what makes a family—and a home.

Friday Brown has never had a home. She and her mother live on the road, running away from the past instead of putting down roots. So when her mom succumbs to cancer, the only thing Friday can do is keep moving. Her journey takes her to an abandoned house where a bunch of street kids are squatting, and an intimidating girl named Arden holds court.

Friday gets initiated into the group, but her relationship with Arden is precarious, which puts Friday—and anyone who befriends her—at risk. With the threat of a dangerous confrontation looming, Friday has to decide between returning to her isolated, transient life, or trying to help the people she’s come to care about—if she can still make it out alive.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442486522
Author:
Wakefield, Vikki
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Situations / Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c jacket; spot gloss
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 14

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Death and Dying
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Homelessness and Poverty
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Peer Pressure
Young Adult » General
Young Adult » New Arrivals

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Product details 336 pages Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - English 9781442486522 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this wrenching, exquisite coming-of-age novel, Friday discovers what makes a family—and a home.

Friday Brown has never had a home. She and her mother live on the road, running away from the past instead of putting down roots. So when her mom succumbs to cancer, the only thing Friday can do is keep moving. Her journey takes her to an abandoned house where a bunch of street kids are squatting, and an intimidating girl named Arden holds court.

Friday gets initiated into the group, but her relationship with Arden is precarious, which puts Friday—and anyone who befriends her—at risk. With the threat of a dangerous confrontation looming, Friday has to decide between returning to her isolated, transient life, or trying to help the people she’s come to care about—if she can still make it out alive.

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