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Evangeline Brown and the Cadillac Motel

Evangeline Brown and the Cadillac Motel

Evangeline Brown and the Cadillac Motel



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Evangeline Brown (she calls herself Eddie) is a feisty eleven year old who is ashamed of living with her widowed, alcoholic father in his run-down Florida motel that has the butt end of a pink Cadillac sticking out of the office wall. She is stubbornly independent, but when Farrell, a strange boy her age suddenly appears in town, she cautiously makes friends with him.When their new teacher announces that she will make a home visit to every student in the class, Eddie desperately tries to make her life appear normal. However her tentative optimism turns to despair and humiliation during the visit because of her father's behavior.When she and Farrell overhear their teacher tell the school principal she is going to call Social Services about the home lives of some of her students, they are convinced she is talking about them. Feeling unloved, and afraid they both will be sent to foster homes, Eddie and Farrell decide they must take drastic action.This AR (Accelerated Reader) novel has received several national awards in the U.S. as well as Switzerland's Prix Chronos for the German translation.The ebook includes two bonuses: a complete alternate ending and discussion questions.

Author: Michele Ivy Davis
Format: Kindle eBook
Language: English Published
ASIN: B009EVJAF2
Kindle Edition
eBooks
Publication Date: 2012-09-08
Release Date: 2012-09-08
Studio: BookBaby
Label: BookBaby
Publisher: BookBaby
Manufacturer: BookBaby
Edition: 1
Title: Evangeline Brown and the Cadillac Motel



Product Description
Evangeline Brown (she calls herself Eddie) is a feisty eleven year old who is ashamed of living with her widowed, alcoholic father in his run-down Florida motel that has the butt end of a pink Cadillac sticking out of the office wall. She is stubbornly independent, but when Farrell, a strange boy her age suddenly appears in town, she cautiously makes friends with him.When their new teacher announces that she will make a home visit to every student in the class, Eddie desperately tries to make her life appear normal. However her tentative optimism turns to despair and humiliation during the visit because of her father's behavior.When she and Farrell overhear their teacher tell the school principal she is going to call Social Services about the home lives of some of her students, they are convinced she is talking about them. Feeling unloved, and afraid they both will be sent to foster homes, Eddie and Farrell decide they must take drastic action.This AR (Accelerated Reader) novel has received several national awards in the U.S. as well as Switzerland's Prix Chronos for the German translation.The ebook includes two bonuses: a complete alternate ending and discussion questions.


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