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Format:  CD
ISBN-10: 0739359681
ISBN-13: 9780739359686
Sku: 204476202
Publish Date: 12/11/2007
Pages:  2
Age Range:  12 to UP
 
This picture has a dollop of peanut butter on one edge, a smear of grape jelly on the other other, and an X across the whole thing. I cut it out of a magazine for homework when I was six years old. (from the first line)
Hollis Woods has been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all. She even runs away from the Regans, the one family who offers her a home.
When Hollis is sent to Josie, an elderly artist who is quirky and affectionate, she wants to stay. But Josie is growing more forgetful every day. If Social Services finds out, they'll take Hollis away and move Josie into a home. Well, Hollis Woods won't let anyone separate them. She's escaped the system before; this time, she plans to take Josie with her.
Yet behind all her plans, Hollis longs for her life with the Regans, fixing each moment of her time with them in pictures she'll never forget.

"From the Hardcover edition."

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After finding the perfect home with Josie, an elderly but forgetful artist, foster child Hollis Woods thinks she has finally found a stable place to hang her hat, but when Social Services decides that Josie may be better off in a home, Hollis won't let her dear friend get wrapped up in the system she despises. A Newbery Honor Book. Read by Hope Davis. Book available.A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

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"This touching story will leave readers pleasantly drained, satisfied with the happy ending, and eager for more about Hollis's future." 08/01/2002
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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Audio Cassette - Unabridged / Audio CD - Unabridged
Product attributeMinimum Age:   08
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   2
Product attributePublisher:   Listening Library
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