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    Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Kindle Edition, 2015
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    Thorndike Press, Hardcover, 2004
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    Simon Pulse, Paperback, 2003
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    Tandem Library, School & Library Binding, 2003
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    RECORDED BOOKS, LLC, Audio Cassette, 2003
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    Simon Pulse, Paperback, 2003
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    Unknown, Paperback, 2003
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    Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media, Turtleback, 2002
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    Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, Hardcover, 2002
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    Simon Pulse, Paperback, 2002
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    Atheneum, Paperback, 2002
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    Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, Hardcover, 2002
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    Atheneum,2002, Paperback, 2002

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Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 361 Ratings and 102 Reviews

Book Description
At the discretion of the social welfare system, a 5-year-old boy named America trustingly leaves the safe haven of his foster home for a visit with his desperate, drug-addicted mother. And because of that one lapse in adult judgment, a child is lost within the system until almost 11 years later when he tries to end his own life. It is the patient therapist Dr. B. who must coax an embittered a... More
Book Information
PublisherDemco Media
BindingTurtleback (13 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date04/2002
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The Creators
About E. R. Frank (Author) : E. R. Frank is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of E. R. Frank include Friction (Unabridged), Wrecked, Wave.
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4/6/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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