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  • 7 of 7 copies available at SC LENDS.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Estill Branch J JOH (Text) 34804100051213 Juvenile Fiction Available -
AHJ - Hampton Branch J JOH (Text) 30365100001818 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch T FIC JOH (Text) 0530002625594 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch T FIC JOH (Text) 0530002934988 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Colleton - Main Library J Johnson, Angela (Text) 3010223376 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library Y Johnson, Angela (Text) 3010228001 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Harvin-Clarendon - Bookmobile YA F Jo (Text) 208091000285480 Young Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0803728476
  • Physical Description: 133 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books, [2004]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Devastated by the loss of a second father, thirteen-year-old Bird follows her stepfather from Cleveland to Alabama in hopes of convincing him to come home, and along the way helps two boys cope with their difficulties. Bird, a thirteen-year-old girl with a mission, has run away in pursuit of her stepfather. She's sure she'll be able to convince him to return home--to fill the hole he left in their family. And while she hides near his sister's farmhouse, she becomes entwined in the lives of three people who also have holes to fill: Ethan, whose heart troubles have kept him too sheltered from kids his own age; Jay, whose brother has died unexpectedly; and Mrs. Pritchard, whose house has been too empty since her husband was moved to a nursing home. Through the unique voices of the three kids, an eloquent, affecting story unfolds--the story of how one individual's warmth and kindness can heal so many hurts. Bird will leave you thoroughly uplifted.
Target Audience Note:
710L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG+ 4.2 3 79148
Subject: Runaways > Fiction.
Stepfathers > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Alabama > Fiction.
Runaway children > Juvenile fiction.
Stepfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Alabama > Juvenile fiction.

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