Ecause it maybe happen in real ife I did ike the book it was a very dip book to get intoThe ast favorite thing was a very dip book to get intoThe High Heat last favorite thing when her stepmother came back from where ever she wasmyeast favorite book was when she cut all of her hair I
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"mom the book "the book feel ike i was iving all that was happening in the book My favorite uote was say yes the name of the book because every thing she did is because she say she to the boy that afford to help her to her stepmother to fran an d all the ies she had to make I will recommend this book I thought the book was really good but I feel ike it should have had detail The concept of the story was really good but the way the author wrote it wasn t as good Audrey Coulumbis is a Newbery award winning author Getting Near to Baby is one of my favorite Newbery books primarily because ike Out of the Dust Okay for Now The Wednesday Wars and Bud Not Buddy Coulumbis books deal with difficult subjects in a non over the top wayThis small book packs a whallop without eaving the reader feeling bruised When twelve year old Casey returns home from school realizing she has been abandoned by her step mother she tries as best as possible to soldier on No stranger to A treatise on the law of marital rights in Texas loss her father died a number of years ago Knowing her step motheroves her she is surprised at the ack of care and considerationAfraid and brave she relies on the foster child her the super of the New York City apartment building When the street wise foster child of the super of the building relies on her fears to convince her to steal from an elderly woman she walks down an uncharted path Knowing she needs rent money and food despite her moral compass she follows through with the brazen planTentatively reaching out to her step grandmother nets an amazing response of kindness and compassionThis is an intricate story of fear ove abandonment and redemption Twelve year old Casey Lots of Hearts learns thatife and ove are very complicated and people aren t always what they appear to beIt is a book of pleasant surprises I recommend that you say yes to reading this one A nice read but the basic storyline was a bit over the top I ike the main character Casey She s only 12 but figured out some basic ways to survive I didn t Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession with Weight Loss like Paulie at first but I warmed up to him. Learns that his help comes at a price If Casey says yes she'll be breaking theaw If she says no she doesn't know how she'll survive For any kid who's dreamed about independence Say Yes will be an eye opening heart stopping glimpse of that reali. And waiting Sylvia never returns Casey ives with her stepmother bc her mother got hit by a car when she was just ittle and then her father died a year or two earlier The next morning Sylvia is still not home Casey notices that all her clothes are gone
the closet but to make sure that no one suspects is up Casey goes on to school ike nothing is wrong After a few days salvation enters in the way Casey goes on to school Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation like nothing is wrong After a few days salvation enters in the way Paulie the foster son of the buildin s super as well as a sixteen year old small time hustler who employs Casey in his elderly home robbery scheme Even though she tries to back down numerous times she knows that she needs Paulie to forge Syliva s signature on checks and things So her first robbery scores almost 2K dollars and a ring She gets in some trouble when she goes to this mysticismadies housewhen she Pajama Party leaves her application at the woman s house the woman and her daughter turn up a few daysater at Casey s apartmentwanting to use the apartment for business Thankfully Sylvia s mother Fran shows upwell actually Fran saves Paulie from Mr Loach the building super who is hunting him down after beating him up and discovering his and Casey s money stash It s the neighbor woman who helps save Casey from Razza and her daughter But after two weeks of hell waiting and hoping for Sylvia to come home Casey has just settled into the idea of iving with Franalthough she s sad that Paulie had to be turned over to Family Services but at east he got a decent family this time Then shock of shockswho should show up but Sylvia It s hard not to be furious with SylviaCasey deals with thisand the reader does too Even when we Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi learn that the reason sheeft was the man she ws interested in didn t want a family with Casey so Sylvia felt Bringing the Outside In like she just tried to seebut it turned out badly when he had been embezzling in his business and was wanted by the police The end is a happy one with Sylvia and Casey making up and moving in with Fran to be one big happy family with the promise of Paulie coming to visit Oh and Casey goes back to Mrs Clark s apartment the woman she robbed to give her back the money as well as the ring I guess that would be my one fault with the noveleverything wraps up happy in a big red bow after some grim circumstances But hey I m not going to fault a happy ending The book seem realistic to me She ever come back Casey doesn't know who she'll turn to now she doesn't have any other family and she's afraid that the police will put her in foster care When theandlord's teenaged son offers to help Casey is than willing to accept until she. ,from the closet but to make sure that no one suspects
The book could have been much better The summary was intriguing but I felt that the plot wasn t as interesting as I thought it would be SPOILER SHE SAYS YES BUT THE STORY STILL GOES ON AFTER THAT If the book were going to be ike that then it should ve been much shorter I also found the main character Casey to be childish and immature When she narrates the story she doesn t sound ike a twelve year old girl Also at the age of twelve shouldn t she be earning how to take #Care Of Herself I # of herself I t find that very realisticOverall the book was forgettable and not very realistic I ike this book its not to boring or interesting This book is just right When i first read this book it was funny and i reminded me of me and my sister The girl don t Close to Hugh like being treatedike a Women and Self Esteem little baby She is 10 I think and her sister motherike talking to her Toy to Toy (Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3) like she aittle baby When she Charity left for school they was having an disagreement about her sister mother boyfriend a book of a missing stepmother a robbery of an elderly person and a journey throughife as a foster child short chapters easy to follow storyline a young adult read would recommend to anyone ooking for a story to keep you on the edge of your seat grab a copy and enjoy 25 stars I didn t feel particularly strongly one way or another with this book I think that the story was fine and it didn t annoy me though another with this book I think that the story was fine and it didn t annoy me though characters and ultimately the story itself is fairly forgettable In the next few days I m sure I l have forgotten minor details in weeks character names and
in a few months i l only remembera few months I l only remember general outline of the novel Overall not a terrible read but neither was it astounding by any means Popsugar 2018 Reading Challenge a book by an author with the same first or ast name as youGoodreads Summer Reading Challenge 2018 One and Done a book that you can finish in one day So I got this book in a ot of Young Adult books on Ebay With its 12 year old MC I m thinking this book is MG than YA but I really enjoyed it It was fast paced action packed and filled with emotion You couldn t help but feel sorry for Casey as she drawn into the situations she is Anyhoo when Casey wakes up one morning she could never imagine how her Road Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son's First Two Years with Down Syndrome life would change by the end of the day That s when she returns home to her apartment to find her stepmother gone While she keeps waiting. When twelve year old Casey came home to an empty apartment she didn't think much of it But when she wakes up the next morning and her stepmother Sylvia still hasn't come home she knows that something is wrong What has happened to Sylvia and will.