The Boy on the Porch

By Creech, Sharon

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ISBN
978-0-06-189237-0 978-0-06-189235-6
Publisher
HarperCollins/Cotler


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2013

Young married couple Marta and John live a quiet life together on their farm until one day a sleeping boy (age six? seven? eight? They're not sure) appears on the front porch. In his pocket is a note: "Plees taik kair of Jacob. He is a god good boy. Wil be bak wen we can." Jacob doesn't speak, but he appears to understand Marta and John, and is able to communicate well with animals....Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2013  |  Intermediate Fiction

Marta and John live a quiet life on their farm until one day a sleeping boy appears on the porch. Jacob doesn't spe...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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