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The boy on the porch [electronic resource]. Sharon Creech.

Creech, Sharon. (Author). Henderson, Heather. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062280336 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (2 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2013.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Heather Henderson.
Summary, etc.: When John and Marta found the boy on the porch, they were curious, naturally, as to why he was there—and they hadn't expected him to stay, not at first, but he did stay, day after day, until it seemed as if he belonged, running and smiling and laughing his silent laugh, tapping and patting on every surface as he made his music, and painting—with water, with paint, with mud—those swirly swirls and swings and trees.One day a young couple wakes to find a boy asleep on their porch. Unable to speak, the boy cannot explain his history. What kind of people would leave their child with strangers? All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for this boy. As their connection to him grows, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents. The three of them blossom into an unlikely family, but how long can their happiness last? From Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3
680 Lexile.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 63143 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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