Three Pennies by Melanie Crowder

Through the San Francisco fog, clear-eyed 11-year-old Marin navigates the foster care system while waiting for her mother (who left years earlier) to return. When Dr. Lucy Chang steps up as a loving adoptive mother, tectonic plates shift and so does Marin’s understanding of family. An element of magical realism whisks through the fog in this old-fashioned, completely modern, short, tender novel. Grades 4–6. - Ga

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781481471879
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2017

 

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