The boy on the porch

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"This quiet novel sings. A graceful profound story for all ages that speaks well beyond its intended audience." -- Kirkus (starred review)

Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech's Ruby Holler will love this tween novel about opening your heart and 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.

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ISBN:
9780061892356
9780061892370
9780061892387
9780062207777
9780062280336
9781467662345
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
680L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-10-17 12:16:59PM
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title_display The boy on the porch
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