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The boy on the porch

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Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech's Ruby Holler will love her latest tween novel about finding family when you least expect it.

When a young couple finds a boy asleep on their porch, their lives take a surprising turn. Unable to speak, the boy Jacob can't explain his history. All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for him.

And, as their connection and friendship with Jacob grow, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents. The three of them blossom into an unlikely family and begin to see the world in brand-new ways.

The Boy on the Porch is a singular story about opening your heart and discovering home in unexpected places.

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Full title boy on the porch
Author creech sharon
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Missing children -- Juvenile fiction, Missing children. -- Fiction, Mute persons -- Fiction, Mute persons -- Juvenile fiction, Parenthood -- Fiction, Parenthood -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The boy on the porch
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title_short The boy on the porch
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