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  • ISBN: 9781554981328
  • ISBN: 9781554981311
  • ISBN: 1554981328
  • ISBN: 155498131X
  • ISBN: 1554982022
  • ISBN: 9781554982028
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, ©2012.

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Summary, etc.: At first Curtis isn't that worried when his mother doesn't come home from her all-night job at the local gas bar. She'll be back, he's ten out of ten positive. After all, she promised she would never leave him again. Besides, Curtis is used to looking after himself and his five-year-old brother, Artie, and for a time he manages things on his own, keeping their mother's absence a secret. He knows exactly what will happen if any of the teachers find out the truth. He remembers his last horrible foster home all too clearly. Curtis gets pretty good at forging his mother's signature, but when the credit card maxes out and the landlord starts pressuring for the rent, it's more than a twelve-year-old can handle. Just in time, Curtis and Artie make friends with Mrs. Burt, the cranky, lonely old lady who lives across the street. And when the authorities start to investigate, the boys agree to go with Mrs. Burt to her remote cabin by the lake ...
Subject: Brothers -- Juvenile fiction
Neighbors -- Juvenile fiction
Abandoned children -- Juvenile fiction
Brothers -- Fiction
Neighbors -- Fiction
Abandoned children -- Fiction
Abandoned children
Genre: Electronic books.
Juvenile works.
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