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The Leaves in October

(1991)
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What will life be like in a shelter for the homeless?That's what Livvy wonders after her father, "Poppy, " loses his job and her mother leaves them.While their father looks for work, Livvy and her little brother, Younger, get to know the people in the shelter. Some are scary, while some are friendly. Before long Livvy finds a way to earn money to help Poppy buy a home. She can't stop believing in Poppy's promise "When the leaves in October are red and gold, we'll be home."Then one day Poppy has good news and bad news. Will Livvy have to give up her dreams of living together as a family?

    

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Hardback Editions

October 1999 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Leaves in October
Author(s): Karen Ackerman
ISBN: 0-7857-2164-9 / 978-0-7857-2164-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bt Bound
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March 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: Leaves in October, The
Author(s): Jennifer Ackerman
ISBN: 0-689-31583-X / 978-0-689-31583-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum
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Paperback Editions

July 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Leaves in October
Author(s): Karen Ackerman
ISBN: 0-606-05420-0 / 978-0-606-05420-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media Inc
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September 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Leaves in October
Author(s): Karen Ackerman
ISBN: 0-440-40868-7 / 978-0-440-40868-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
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September 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: Title: The Leaves in October
Author(s): Karen Ackerman
ISBN: 0-440-90049-2 / 978-0-440-90049-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
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