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Gentlehands

By: Kerr, M. E.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Harperteen: 1990

Seller ID: kb009889

ISBN: 0064470679

Condition: Good


183 pages; ex-library with usual markings, some edge wear; When Buddy Boyle falls in love with the rich Skye Pennington, he knows he's in over his head. After all, the son of a police detective doesn't have the same advantages as the wealthy. To impress Skye on their first date, Buddy takes her to his cultured grandfather's house--even though Buddy hasn't seen him since he was small. Soon Buddy starts staying with his grandfather, and eventually moves in--only to discover that his grandfather is the notorious SS guard, Gentlehands View more info

You Don't Know Me

By: Klass, David

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Avon Tempest: 2002

Seller ID: kb008363

ISBN: 0064473783

Condition: Good


344 pp. edge wear, front cover curled a bit; John ("My father named me after a toilet!") wrestles with the certainty that no one really knows him -- not in his miserable home, and certainly not at school. It's true that no one can guess his hidden thoughts, which are hilarious, razor-sharp observations about lust, love, tubas, algebra, everything. And then there's his home: his father ran off years ago, so he's being raised by his mother, who works long hours, and by her boyfriend, whom John calls "the man who is not and never will be my father." This man is his enemy, an abu... View more info

Journey

By: MacLachlan, Patricia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell Yearling: 1993

Seller ID: kb010214

Condition: Very Good


84 pages; light edge wear, some pages dog-eared; Eleven-year-old Journey and his sister, Cat, attempt to deal with their mother's abandonment. Left with their grandparents, the duo finds different ways to deal with their grief--Cat by working in the farm's garden, Journey by trying to place blame--especially on his grandfather. View more info

Dicey's Song

By: Voigt, Cynthia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1984

Seller ID: kb007343

ISBN: 0449701921

Condition: Good


211 pp. spine creasing, edge wear; The Tillerman children settle into life with their grandmother while trying to sort out their feelings about the mother who abandoned them. Winner of the 1983 Newbery Medal. View more info