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The Cuckoo's Child by Suzanne Freeman
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The Cuckoo's Child

by Suzanne Freeman

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11-year-old Mia refuses to believe that her parents are not coming back after they're reported lost at eas.
  jhawn | Jul 31, 2017 |
well-written but the protagonist is so stuffed up her own butthole that she's hard to like. i was very rarely rooting for her. ( )
  mahallett | Oct 25, 2012 |
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Dillon, DianeCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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The week after my parents vanished I tried to climb the water tower in Ionia, Tennessee.
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Living in Beirut with her family in 1962, Mia longs to return to the United States. She yearns to experience the typical American childhood, full of hot dogs ans baseball games, described so vividly in her books. Mia never actually expected to get her wish, but when her eccentric parents disappear suddenly at sea, she is forced to live with her aunt in Ionia, Tennessee. Mia begins to savor the memories of Beirut she once wanted to abandon as she tries to adjust to a new family and the American culture she longed for. - Back Cover
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Mia Veery wishes her family would conform to her idea of a "normal" American family, like the ones she reads about. That family would not include a mother who flies airplanes and craves adventure; half-sisters who dress in black and read French novels; or a father who moves them from ordinary Ohio to exotic Beirut, Lebanon. Then one day her wish is granted in a way Mia never intended.

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