No place like home / James Bird.
"When home is a car, life is unpredictable. School, friends, and three meals a day aren't guaranteed. Not every town has a shelter where a family can sleep for a night or two, and places with parking lots don't welcome overnight stays. Opin, his brother Emjay, and their mother are trying to get to Los Angeles, where they hope an uncle and a new life are waiting. Emjay has taken to disappearing for days, slowing down the family's progress and adding to their worry. Then Opin finds a stray dog who needs him as much as he needs her, and his longing for a stable home intensifies, as his brother's reckless ways hit a new high. Opin makes a new friend in the shelter, but shelters don't allow dogs . . .Will anything other than a real home ever be enough?" -- Publisher's description.
- ISBN: 9781250877628
- ISBN: 1250877628
- Physical Description: 295 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Feiwel and Friends, 2023.
The words "place like" are crossed through in the title.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 10-14 Feiwel and Friends.
Grades 4-6 Feiwel and Friends.
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