- Finding Stinko, Michael de Guzman
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- Finding Stinko by Michael de Guzman | Scholastic
- Michael de Guzman
In the 12 years since his mother abandoned him as an infant, Newboy has lived in eleven different foster homes--and his latest "family," the Knoxes, are the worst yet. Fed up with both the state child-care system and the Knoxes, Newboy runs away and starts living a dangerous life on the streets. When he finds a reeking, beat-up ventriloquist's dummy in a dumpster, he names it Stinko With great characters and friendships that develop into something like a family, this heartwrenching story is sure to be a hit with fans of Rodman Philbrick's Freak the Mighty.
Finding Stinko, Michael de Guzman
Publisher: G. Realistic Fiction.
Eight-year-old Paris Richmond and her brother Malcolm have run away from a bad foster home and are headed to their grandmother's house--it's the only place they have left to go. Devastatingly, their grandmother hands them back over to Family Services, who find a new home for Paris but not for Malcolm.
Life in her new neighborhood is scary for Paris--not only does she miss her brother, she's the only bi-racial kid around. But while her troubles are far from over, Paris relies on her faith in God and is on the road to being okay.
- Music and Other Poems.
- Synonyms and antonyms of stinko in the English dictionary of synonyms.
- Music To A Ducks Ears (Childrens Picture Book Book 1).
If you liked the strong brother-and-sister relationship in Jacqueline Woodson's Locomotion , you'll enjoy this moving and memorable story. It won't be easy to evade the watchful eyes of her mother, her stepfather, and This rollicking story addresses some serious family issues with a healthy dose of humor.
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If you liked the fantasy novel Savvy and also enjoy realistic fiction, track down this book--you won't be sorry. Ten-year-old Moon Blake has lived his whole life in the woods with his father, a Vietnam veteran who strongly distrusts the government and has withdrawn from society. Pap has taught Moon how to survive in the wilderness, and as he is dying, he tells Moon to head for Alaska, where people still live independently off of the land.
But when he tries to make his way north, Moon is nabbed and sent to a home for wayward boys. He can make his own clothes from deer hide, build a fire without a match, and protect himself from wild animals When Joan moves to California in , she becomes friends with her new neighbor Sarah, who calls herself "Fox.
Sarah's mother left her family years ago her father, a science-fiction author, claims that she transformed into a fox to keep an eye on Sarah , and Joan's parents fight constantly. Embed Experimental. Layout options: Carousel Grid List Card.
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