From Publishers Weekly
"One summer two boys and a girl went to a foster home to live together"--the Newbery Medal-winning author chronicles their trials and tribulations in witty and poignant fashion. Ages 10-up.
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"A former winner of the Newbery Award scores again with a story that has poignancy, perception, and humor." -- -- The Chicago Tribune
"A hopeful, loving, and very witty book. No wonder 58,000 school children in Georgia voted it their favorite." -- -- Jim Trelease, The Read-Aloud Handbook
"The 1971 Newbery Medalist for The Summer of the Swans
does a superb job of creating vivid characters who change convincingly in reaction to each other." -- C.
"Three unwanted kids'Pinballs, as wisecracking Carly dubs them'collide in a warm and caring foster home and learn to pin their hopes on each other." -- SLJ.