Mercy's Birds

September 19, 1998|
Mercy's Birds by Linda Holeman
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Learning to accept help can be the hardest lesson of all.

Mercy doesn’t have your average family, but it’s the only one she’s ever known. She, her mother Pearl, and her aunt Moo move from one falling-down rental house to another. Somehow they’ve always managed to get by, but lately things seem to be spinning out of control. Why is Pearl growing smaller, saying less and less as she retreats to the security of her bedroom? Why is her aunt growing larger and noisier as she reads fortunes in teacups and tarot cards and palms? And while Mercy tries to keep up at school and with her job, she lives in fear of the day Barry, Moo’s boyfriend, comes back to live with them all.
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Linda Holeman had always dreamed of becoming an author. Her first writing success came when she was in grade 5. A story she had written was aired on the CBC radio program “Story Broadcast Journal” and she still has a copy of the booklet it was published in. Her career has included stints as a cla...
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Title:Mercy's Birds
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 7.63 X 5.13 X 0.52 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 7.63 X 5.13 X 0.52 in
Published:September 19, 1998
Publisher:Tundra
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780887764639

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