Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover that fresh starts aren't so... read more
“I feel I've got a sign across my forehead that everyone sees: HOMELESS GIRL.”Sugar Mae Cole
“It's not fair, but sometimes a kid has to act older than their age. You just pray hard to know what to do.”Sugar Mae Cole
“In case you were wondering if any famous people had ever been homeless, you are about to be amazed. Two were nominated for the Novel Prize-one of them won. Seven people won Oscars and five more were nominated for Oscars. Eight have won an Emmy, nine have won a Grammy, and that's not counting all the people who were also nominated for those awards. At least nine have been best-selling authors, and get this-one received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and one person was person was actually knighted! But let's not forget all the doctors, lawyers, nurses, teachers, scientists, artists, business people, and so many others who found their way out of homelessness to live remarkable lives.”Mr. Bennett
“I'm in front of you, but you don't see me. I'm behind you and you don't much notice or hear my voice.”Sugar Mae Cole
“When you don't think you can keep going, You might be right, But just in case you're wrong, Keep marching. When you're flat out and don't know what to do, It might be a while before you know, But don't give up, Keep marching. If your feet are sore, Keep going. If you hear a roar, Keep moving. When the worst that can happen has come and gone And you're still standing, Remember that you won.”O. Kingston Cole
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