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The Leaves in October
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440408687, Paperback)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?
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:24:49 -0400)
After her mother leaves them, nine-year-old Livvy struggles to understand and forgive as her father loses his job and takes her and her younger brother to live in a shelter for homeless people.
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