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Sixth-grader Sugar and her mother lose their beloved house and experience the harsh world of homelessness.
Target Audience Note:
590L Lexile
Decoding demand: 87 (very high) Semantic demand: 99 (very high) Syntactic demand: 84 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.7 6 154885.
Subject: Homeless persons > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.

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Almost Home
Almost Home
by Bauer, Joan
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Almost Home


Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover that fresh starts aren't so easy to come by for the homeless. Nevertheless, Sugar's mother has taught her to be grateful no matter what, so Sugar does her best. With the help of a rescue dog, Shush; a foster family; a supportive teacher; a love of poetry; and her own grace and good humor, Sugar comes to understand that while she can't control the hand life deals her, she can control how she responds.

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