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Where I'd Like to Be (Reprint) (Paperback) (Frances O'Roark Dowell)

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A ghost saved twelve-year-old Maddie's life when she was an infant, her Granny Lane claims, so Maddie must always remember that she is special. But it's hard to feel special when you've spent your life shuffled from one foster home to another. And now that she's at the East Tennessee Children's Home, Maddie feels even less special.She longs for a place to call home. She even has a "book of houses" in which she glues pictures of places she'd like to live. Then one day, a new girl, Murphy, shows up at the Home armed with tales about exotic travels, being able tot fly, and boys who recite poetry to wild horses. When Murphy offers Maddie something she has never had before, Maddie begins to wonder if she has finally found someone whofeels like home.
A ghost saved twelve-year-old Maddie's life when she was an infant, her Granny Lane claims, so Maddie must always remember that she is special. But it's hard to feel special when you've spent your life shuffled from one foster home to another. And now that she's at the East Tennessee Children's Home, Maddie feels even less special.

She longs for a place to call home. She even has a "book of houses" in which she glues pictures of places she'd like to live. Then one day, a new girl, Murphy, shows up at the Home armed with tales about exotic travels, being able tot fly, and boys who recite poetry to wild horses. When Murphy offers Maddie something she has never had before, Maddie begins to wonder if she has finally found someone who feels like home.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 232.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Friendship, Family / Orphans + Foster Homes
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Frances O'Roark Dowell
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2004
TCIN: 12708098
UPC: 9780689870675
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-6093

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