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A small free kiss in the dark

Author: Glenda Millard
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Skip, an eleven-year-old runaway, becomes friends with Billy, a homeless man, and together they flee a war-torn Australian city with six-year-old Max and camp out at a seaside amusement park, where they are joined by Tia, a fifteen-year-old ballerina, and her baby.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenda Millard
ISBN: 9780823422647 082342264X
OCLC Number: 429816868
Target Audience: Ages 12 up.
Description: 180 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Permission not to have a friend --
Vincent and the wedding birds --
Overcoats and irises --
Red and black --
Weapons of Max destruction --
A thief's prayer --
Albert Park --
The carousel of war and peace --
One perfect day --
The ballerina, the baby, and the brave --
The truest thing --
Song for sixpence --
Ambushed --
The Guru of Noticing Details --
Shark's teeth and honey --
The Circle of Brotherhood --
The blessing and the bomb --
Chickening out --
Captain of our boat --
The Third Side --
Pennyweight Flat --
The most important thing.
Responsibility: Glenda Millard.

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Skip, an eleven-year-old runaway, becomes friends with Billy, a homeless man, and together they flee a war-torn Australian city with six-year-old Max and camp out at a seaside amusement park, where they are joined by Tia, a fifteen-year-old ballerina, and her baby.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-04-14) Excellent Permalink

A Small Free Kiss in the Dark by Glenda Millard.  Skip is a young teen who has been abused in foster care and decides to flee his home at school break. On the streets, he meets Billy, a homeless man with an injured leg. One of their sanctuaries becomes the library where it's dry and warm and...
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