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Saving Grace

Author: Priscilla Cummings
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Grace's family is evicted from their Washington, D.C., apartment just before Christmas 1932, and she and her younger brothers are sent to the Mission, Grace wonders what will become of her sick older brother, her pregnant mother, and her out-of-work father.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla Cummings
ISBN: 0525471235 9780525471233
OCLC Number: 50684487
Description: 240 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A Knock at the Door 3 --
Survival 14 --
Pete's Mission 24 --
Down in the Dumps 34 --
Evicted 43 --
A Temporary Measure 49 --
Children Like Us 59 --
Seconds on Soup 69 --
Do for Themselves 79 --
Guardian Angels 86 --
The Hammonds' House 93 --
Slipping Away 104 --
The Smell of Cinnamon 114 --
Measuring Magic 121 --
Secrets 132 --
Christmas 143 --
No Windows 150 --
The Sign for Friend 160 --
Confessions 172 --
A Desperate Attempt 182 --
"Every Purpose Under the Heaven" 190 --
Hope and Heartache 200 --
Spring 214 --
"A Time to Gather Stones Together" 223 --
A Ticket, a Trunk, a Train 229.
Responsibility: Priscilla Cummings.
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When Grace's family is evicted from their Washington, D.C., apartment just before Christmas 1932, and she and her younger brothers are sent to the Mission, Grace wonders what will become of her sick older brother, her pregnant mother, and her out-of-work father.

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