Leaves in October, The
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Leaves in October, The by Jennifer Ackerman

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Published by Atheneum .
Written in English


  • Fiction,
  • Single parent family,
  • Juvenile Literature,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Single-parent families,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Fiction / General,
  • Homeless persons

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7728191M
ISBN 10068931583X
ISBN 109780689315831

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  In Leaves of October, Livvy is a nine year old girl whose life turns upside down. First, her father looses his job and her mother leaves the family. Then, unable to support the family on his own, Livvy’s father moves them (Livvy, Poppy, and Livvy’s little brother, Younger) out of their trailer and into a homeless shelter/5. They are forced to move into a homeless shelter. Libby keeps up hope for her dad and brother about getting a new tralier "when the leaves change color in October" She finds ways to help out her dad finacially. It is a great story about a family sticking together through good and bad times. This is one of the best books i've ever read.5/5(1).   Leaves in October, The by Jennifer Ackerman () Hardcover – out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1). TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us.

  The novel was a finalist for the Compton Crook Award. Wavelengths Online calls it "an underrated SF gem." Speed-of-C Productions is proud to bring The Leaves of October back into print with a brand-new epilogue written just for this edition/5(12). The Leaves of October is a future history of thousands of years of humanity, as told from the perspective of a species of long-lived, intelligent trees. It's a collection of short stories with long (more or less specified) intervals between them/5. The title of this first, simple, moving novel refers to the time by which Livvy, nine, hopes to move from a homeless shelter into a real home with her out-of-work father and brother Younger. The issue-paper roses Livvy creates and sells bring in more than $, which she plans to give to her father&#;until he reveals that, because of a new job, he will have to place Livvy and Younger in a. The Leaves in October Karen Ackerman, Author Atheneum Books $ (p The book's most disturbing aspect is its simplistic ``happy'' ending--a highly romanticized view of what most people.

The Blue Ridge Parkway is an immensely popular destination for trips to see the leaves change in Autumn. When planning for more than a day trip during October, it is crucial to make overnight accommodation reservations many months in advance to secure lodging in any area near the Parkway. October sky never looked more charming nor the sublime leaves of the trees so graceful.” ― Avijeet Das tags: autumn, autumn-leaves, inspirational-quotes, leaves, life-quotes-and-sayings, love-quotes-and-sayings, nature-quotes, october, sky. Sweep or rake the leaves as they fall, to keep any lurking pests or diseases at bay and dispose or burn them if black-spot is a problem. Planting Evergreen Trees and Shrubs. Planting of container grown evergreens can be done in October, while the last traces of summer warmth remains in the soil. Our book today is Leaves by David Ezra Stein, a sweet and simple read about a bear’s first autumn. Bear has enjoyed his first year, having spent it exploring his lovely forest. But as the weather turns colder, Bear is very surprised to see the leaves change colors, then begin falling off the tree/5().