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3 edition of One for the Murphys found in the catalog.

One for the Murphys

  • 95 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Nancy Paulsen Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stepfathers,
  • Foster home care,
  • Family problems,
  • Family life,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Orphans & Foster Homes,
  • Fiction,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Parents,
  • Mothers and daughters

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLynda Mullaly Hunt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H9159 One 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25177269M
    ISBN 109780399256158
    LC Control Number2011046708


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I wanted to /5. About One for the Murphys. From the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Fish in a Tree. Carley uses humor and street smarts to keep her emotional walls high and thick. But the day she becomes a foster child, and moves in with the One for the Murphys book, she’s blindsided.

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"Hunt's writing is fearless and One For The Murphys is a story that is at once compassionate, thought-provoking and beautifully told. From the first page, I was drawn into Carley's story. She is a character not to be missed or forgotten." —Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming * “By the end of this poignant debut, readers will be applauding Carley /5().

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From the first page, I was drawn into Carley's story. She is a character not to be missed or forgotten." —Jacqueline Woodson, National Book /5(30). One for the Murphys (Nancy Paulsen Books~Penguin) Release: In the wake of heart-breaking betrayal, Carley Connors is thrust into foster care and.

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