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Available copies

  • 32 of 77 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Montgomery City Public.

Current holds

10 current holds with 77 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Montgomery City Public Library F WIN (Text) 31927000008620 Adult Fiction Checked out 04/13/2020
Montgomery City Public Library F WIN (Text) 31927000008863 Adult Fiction Checked out 03/23/2020

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Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the Mississippi and thrown into the care of the infamous Georgia Tann, director of the Tennessee Children's Home Society. South Carolina, Present Day. Avery Stafford has lived a charmed life. Loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, she has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about the woman's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
HL760L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.1 18 195183.
Awards Note:
Goodreads Choice Award Winner 2017
Subject: Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Orphanages > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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