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The dollar kids / Jennifer Richard Jacobson ; illustrated by Ryan Andrews.

Jacobson, Jennifer, 1958- (Author). Andrews, Ryan, (illustrator.).
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  • 11 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J FIC JAC (Text) 76895000296162 2nd Floor Children's Fiction In process -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J JACOBSON (Text) 32826014180830 J New Books Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J FIC.c Jacobson, Jennifer (Text) 78294000268565 J Fiction Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg JUV FIC JAC (Text) 39970000619311 JF Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch JUV FICTION JACO (Text) 39391100315389 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon JUV FIC JAC (Text) 30653005595889 New Juvenile Books In process -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC JAC (Text) 37323005432490 PHMS Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J FIC JAC (Text) 37323005410793 CHILD_FIC Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library TW FIC JAC (Text) 78551000378502 Tween Collection Checked out 12/20/2018
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch TW FIC JAC (Text) 78551000539448 Tween Collection Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763694746
  • ISBN: 0763694746
  • Physical Description: 403 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2018.

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Twelve-year--old Lowen Grover, a budding comic-book artist, is still reeling from the shooting death of his friend Abe when he stumbles across an article about a former mill town giving away homes for just one dollar. It not only seems like the perfect escape from Flintlock and all of the awful memories associated with the city, but an opportunity for his mum to run her very own business. Fortunately, his family is willing to give it a try. But is the Dollar Program too good to be true? The homes are in horrible shape, and the locals are less than welcoming. Will Millville and the dollar house be the answer to the Grovers' troubles? Or will they find they've traded one set of problems for another? From the author of Small as an Elephant and Paper Things comes a heart-tugging novel about guilt and grief, family and friendship, and, above all, community.
Subject: Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Moving, Household > Juvenile fiction.
Dwellings > Juvenile fiction.
Homeowners > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Middle schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.

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