Published: New York : Square Fish, 2009 *** Book Discussion books check out for 6 weeks with no renewals *** Edition: 1st Square Fish ed Description: 170,  p. ; 20 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780312561123 (pbk.), 0312561121 (pbk.), Language: English
Additional pages include: Questions for the author and excerpt from Barbara O'Connor's book: The small adventure of Popeye and Elvis
Honored in 2009 as a Suburban Mosaic Book of the Year
Winner of the 2011 Bluestem: Illinois’ Grades 3 - 5 Readers’ Choice Award
Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
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