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The boy on the porch

Author: Sharon Creech
Publisher: New York, NY : Joanna Cotler Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Creech
ISBN: 9780061892370 0061892378 9780061892356 0061892351 9780061892387 0061892386
OCLC Number: 827259723
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 151 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sharon Creech.

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"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?"--Jacket flap.

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mystery of the abandoned boy

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-04-24) Good Permalink

This story of a boy left at the farm of a couple introduces us to a perplexing world.  The mystery becomes more complex with every change and leaves the reader puzzling about the meaning of the speechless boy and his background. When the father comes to claim the boy - who the couple has grown...
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