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Lock and key : a novel

Author: Sarah Dessen; Nancy Brennan; Viking.; Penguin Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2008
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
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Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Dessen; Nancy Brennan; Viking.; Penguin Group.
ISBN: 067001088X 9780670010882
OCLC Number: 159919383
Notes: "Book design by Nancy Brennan ; Viking, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc."--t.p. verso.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 422 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Sarah Dessen.

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When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-06) Good Permalink

     When she is abandoned be her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something...
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The girl who eventually unlocks her own key

by *reeses_babe* (WorldCat user published 2008-06-10) Excellent Permalink

This is an excellent book. I would get ready to put it down after an hour or so of reading it and i just wouldn't be able to! Something interesting and exciting always happens. You can really picture her in her new house and you can really picture how her old school is like compared to how her new...
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