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Adjusting to living in this new foster home—with a distant, first time foster mother and a ten-year-old boy from a neglectful home—provides Anna with more than her fair share of challenges and burdens. The reader will see how Anna discovers a sense of self as she succeeds in finding her place in the world.
Her friend Eb, her biology teacher, her friends from the neighborhood, and a homeless Vietnam veteran help her to establish a sense of belonging and a positive outlook on life. To be sure, Anna has been through much, yet her charm and good common sense manage to win the day.
Fogelin tells a strong believable story and draws credible characters in this sequel to Crossing Jordan." - Alan Review.
For ages 9 to 12.
(From the Middle-School Real-Life Stories shelf.)