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Almost Home

Bauer, Joan

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Almost Home
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Sixth-grader Sugar and her mother lose their beloved house and experience the harsh world of homelessness.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012
ISBN: 0670012890
9780670012893
Branch Call Number: j BAUER 2012
Characteristics: 264 p. ;,22 cm

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Jan 22, 2015
  • gems rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is such a GREAT book! Very touching. It made me appreciate the things we always take for granted. Almost Home is one of the most meaningful books I have ever read, and it has a great moral. I definitely recommend reading this!!!

Aug 31, 2014
  • lifegoeessonn rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This book was great but sad :(

Jun 04, 2014
  • ashleywright__ rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really loved this book! It was one of the best I have ever read. Almost Home had alot of meaning to it. I recommend reading this book.

This is one of the best books i've ever read!!!!!!!!!

Dec 23, 2012
  • queenteen rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

it was awesome !!!!!!!!!!

Dec 03, 2012
  • branch_reviews rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

You won’t meet a spunkier or sweeter character than Sugar Mae Cole. Although her ne’er-do-well gambling father drifts in and out of their lives, she and her southern belle mother, Reba, live a happy life with her grandfather. After he dies, Sugar and her mother lose their house in Missouri and decide to follow a friend to Chicago for a fresh start. However, the only they have is bad. When a crisis develops, Sugar is tested to the very heart of her being. With the help of her rescue dog, Shush, and some quirky new friends, Sugar learns that home is where you make it and life is what you make it. A tender, heart-breaking yet often humorous story of being homeless and searching for the place you belong. Award-winning Bauer has written another great one!
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Jan 22, 2015
  • gems rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

gems thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 16

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Jun 14, 2013
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Jan 19, 2015
  • gems rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sixth-grade Sugar faces problems that she never thought she'd face, but through losing her home and her school, she finds a spunky puppy named Shush, who helps her also as she writes down touching poems that come straight from her heart.

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