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Pinballs (Reissue) (Paperback) (Betsy Cromer Byars)

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You can't always decide where life will take you--especially when you're a kid.

Carlie knows she's got no say in what happens to her. Stuck in a foster home with two other kids, Harvey and Thomas J, she's just a pinball being bounced from bumper to bumper. As soon as you get settled, somebody puts another coin in the machine and off you go again. But against her will and her better judgment, Carlie and the boys become friends. And all three of them start to see that they can take control of their own Iives.

Carlie knows she's got no say in what happens to her. Stuck in a foster home with two other kids, Harvey and Thomas J, she's just a pinball being bounced from bumper to bumper. As soon as you get settled, somebody puts another coin in the machine and off you go again. But against her will and her beter judgement, Carlie and the boys become friends. And all three of them start to see that they can take control of their own lives.

Three lonely foster children learn to care about themselves and each other
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 136
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Friendship
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Betsy Cromer Byars
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 1987
TCIN: 11494324
UPC: 9780064401982
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-5136
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