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Author Jacobson, Jennifer, 1958- author.
Title The dollar kids / Jennifer Richard Jacobson ; illustrated by Ryan Andrews.
Pub Info Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2018.
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Edition First edition.
Descript 403 pages : illustrations. ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Audience 790L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.4 12 12 197783
Summary Twelve-year--old Lowen Grover, a budding comic-book artist, is still reeling from the shooting death of his friend Abe when he stumbles across an article about a former mill town giving away homes for just one dollar. It not only seems like the perfect escape from Flintlock and all of the awful memories associated with the city, but an opportunity for his mum to run her very own business. Fortunately, his family is willing to give it a try. But is the Dollar Program too good to be true? The homes are in horrible shape, and the locals are less than welcoming. Will Millville and the dollar house be the answer to the Grovers' troubles? Or will they find they've traded one set of problems for another? From the author of Small as an Elephant and Paper Things comes a heart-tugging novel about guilt and grief, family and friendship, and, above all, community.
Subject Grief -- Juvenile fiction.
Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction.
Dwellings -- Juvenile fiction.
Homeowners -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Poverty -- Fiction.
Middle schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Art & Architecture.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Death & Dying.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty.
Add Author Andrews, Ryan, illustrator.
ISBN 9780763694746 $17.99
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