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Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 136
Themes: slam poetry, homelessness, siblings, family
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 15/Mar/2014
Fry Reading Level: 4.1
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Angie lives in an old car with her brother and mother. Homeless after their father left to find work, the family struggles to stay together and live as normally as possible. It is difficult though. Between avoiding the police and finding new places to park each night, it is a constant struggle. When Angie discovers slam poetry, she finds a new way to express herself and find meaning and comfort in a confusing world.

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