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By Wendell Minor (illustrator) and June Oldham
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Paper Star
Publication date June 1, 1998
Pages 199
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780698116740
ISBN-10 0698116747
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $4.99
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
Left to fend for herself in a deserted countryside, Ren joins forces with three other teenagers to save an abandoned baby, in an imaginative survival story that emphasizes the value of human connection. Original. AB. H. K.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Left to fend for herself in a deserted 21st-century countryside, Ren joins forces with three other teens to save an abandoned baby, as well as herself, in this epic adventure about finding one's place in the world. Richly imagined and powerful.The haunting strangeness of the setting, the power of Oldham's language and imagery, and the emotional immediacy of the characters' situation will remain indelibly in readers' memories. -- Booklist [An] unusual survival storythat stresses the importance of friendship and community. -- The Horn Book Oldham's characters are very human.The theme of civilization crumbling into chaos is a smartly played riff on most readers' fears of divorce and family separation. --Kirkus Reviews June Oldham lives in England.

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With June Oldham | Reprint edition from Paper Star (June 1, 1998)
9780698116740 | details & prices | 199 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.40 lbs | List price $4.99
About: Because her mother cannot afford to keep her, Ren tries to survive along with other homeless persons who are united in their determination to care for an abandoned baby.
Reinforced
With June Oldham | from Demco Media (January 1, 1999)
9780606155328 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.65 lbs | List price $11.53
About: Because her mother cannot afford to keep her, Ren tries to survive along with other homeless persons who are united in their determination to care for an abandoned baby.

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