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Publisher's Summary

Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart.
When 12-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.
©2017 Joan Bauer (P)2017 Listening Library
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By Anonymous User on 08-18-17

it made me happy,sad, now that is something

loved it and narrator was a great one I loved how the people word have different vocices too this book will be my favorite book

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