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The Echo Park Castaways

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
From the author of The Other Boy comes a poignant and heartfelt novel that explores what it means to be a family. Perfect for fans of Counting by 7s.

Nevaeh, Vic, and Mara are veterans of the Los Angeles foster care system. For over a year they've been staying with Mrs. K in Echo Park. Vic spends most of his time living in a dream world, Mara barely speaks, and Nevaeh is forced to act as a back-up parent. Though their situation isn't ideal, it's still their best home yet.

Then Child Protective Services places Quentin in the house, and everything is turned upside down. Nevaeh really can't handle watching over anyone else, especially a boy on the autism spectrum. Meanwhile, Quentin is having trouble adjusting and attempts to run away.

So when Vic realizes Quentin just wants to see his mom again, he plans an "epic quest" to reunite them. It could result in the foster siblings getting sent to different group homes. But isn't family always worth the risk?

Genre: Children's Fiction

Used availability for M G Hennessey's The Echo Park Castaways

Hardback Editions

July 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Echo Park Castaways
Author(s): M G Hennessey
ISBN: 0-06-242769-5 / 978-0-06-242769-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

July 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Echo Park Castaways
Author(s): M G Hennessey
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU