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Publisher Comments:

You can't always decide where life will take you--especially when you're a kid.

Carlie knows she's got no say in what happens to her. Stuck in a foster home with two other kids, Harvey and Thomas J, she's just a pinball being bounced from bumper to bumper. As soon as you get settled, somebody puts another coin in the machine and off you go again. But against her will and her better judgment, Carlie and the boys become friends. And all three of them start to see that they can take control of their own Iives.

Carlie knows she's got no say in what happens to her. Stuck in a foster home with two other kids, Harvey and Thomas J, she's just a pinball being bounced from bumper to bumper. As soon as you get settled, somebody puts another coin in the machine and off you go again. But against her will and her beter judgement, Carlie and the boys become friends. And all three of them start to see that they can take control of their own lives.

Synopsis:

Winner of multiple awards, this novel follows three lonely foster children asthey learn to care about themselves and each other.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812431315
Author:
Byars, Betsy Cromer
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Foster home care
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Friendship in children
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
REV Harper Trop
Series:
Apple Paperbacks
Publication Date:
19920931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.77x5.03x.52 in. .38 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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