Orbiting Jupiter

Orbiting Jupiter

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The two-time Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt delivers the shattering story of Joseph, a father at thirteen, who has never seen his daughter, Jupiter. After spending time in a juvenile facility, he's placed with a foster family on a farm in rural Maine. Here Joseph, damaged and withdrawn, meets twelve-year-old Jack, who narrates the account of the troubled, passionate teen who wants to find his baby at any cost. In this riveting novel, two boys discover the true meaning of family and the sacrifices it requires.

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Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.


Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin


Languages:
English


ISBN-10:
0544938399


ISBN-13:
9780544938397


Binding:
Paperback


Pages:
183


Product Dimensions:
8.40 x 5.50 x 0.60


Shipping Weight:
0.35 lbs


Publication Date:
05/02/2017


Author:
Schmidt, Gary D


BISAC Categories:
Young Adult Fiction | Family | Orphans & Foster Homes
Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes | Physical & Emotional Abuse (see also Social
Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes | Friendship
Young Adult Fiction | Boys & Men


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Annotation:
Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.


Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin


Languages:
English


ISBN-10:
0544938399


ISBN-13:
9780544938397


Binding:
Paperback


Pages:
183


Product Dimensions:
8.40 x 5.50 x 0.60


Shipping Weight:
0.35 lbs


Publication Date:
05/02/2017


Author:
Schmidt, Gary D


BISAC Categories:
Young Adult Fiction | Family | Orphans & Foster Homes
Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes | Physical & Emotional Abuse (see also Social
Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes | Friendship
Young Adult Fiction | Boys & Men



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