Bank Job

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Orca Book Publishers, Apr 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 176 pages
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Nell has been in foster homes all her life -- most of them have been horrible. She finally gets moved to a home she likes, and the ministry threatens to close it down unless an expensive renovation is made to the house. Nell and the two boys in the home, Billy and Tom, decide to raise the funds themselves. How do kids get large amounts of money quickly? By robbing banks, of course. Their first few heists are successful, but when they almost get caught on their sixth robbery, the friends start to fight about whether they should continue. The bank jobs that were meant to keep their family together just might tear it apart.

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User Review  - JRlibrary - LibraryThing

I usually really like Heneghan's books, but this one fell short for me. Four children, who are happily living in a foster home, find out that they will probably have to be separated because of a new ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

A former fingerprint specialist with the Vancouver Police Department, James Heneghan has won numerous awards for his books for young readers, including the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Award three times for Flood, Wish Me Luck and The Grave. James lives in North Vancouver, British Columbia.


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