The House on Dirty-Third Street

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Peachtree, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
25 Reviews

A mother and daughter turn a hopeless old house into a loving family home with faith, hard work, and the support of their community.
When a girl and her mother are forced to start over, they find themselves feeling isolated and defeated. Longing for their former neighborhood and friends, and overwhelmed by the repairs their new house needs, they finally realize they can't do everything alone - the only way to make things better is to ask for help. They both learn that when you reach out to the community, people answer with kindness. As the house gets rebuilt, so does their sense of belonging.
The House On Dirty-Third Street will touch the heart of anyone who has faced starting over in difficult circumstances.

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interesting graphics and a very tender-loving story - Goodreads
A good realistic fiction with hopeful plot. - Goodreads
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This book is about visualization. - Goodreads
The illustrations change as the story unfolds. - Goodreads

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interesting graphics and a very tender-loving story Read full review

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User Review  - Tricia - Goodreads

Touching story about how neighbors pitched in to help the single mom fix her house into her vision of a home. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Jo S. Kittinger is a graduate of the University of Montevallo and the author of a number of children's books.

Thomas Gonzalez was born in Havana, Cuba, and moved to the United States as a child. An artist and painter, he directed campaigns for clients such as Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, NASCAR, the NFL, and McDonald?s. 14 Cows for America is the first book he illustrated. Gonzalez lives in Georgia.

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