Ellen Foster:

Kaye Gibbons By:Hailey Alvarez

Book Summary

Knowing not to make yourself at home was a instinct for 11 year old Ellen Foster.After her mother died, Ellen runs from her home and her abusive father. Ellen goes from house to house longing for a home.

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"Filled with lively humor, compassion and integrity... Ellen Foster may be the most trustworthy character in recent fiction."

-Alice Hoffman

Quote:

"My aunt is so glad to be out of the colored town.She unlocks her door now because she feels safe"(Gibbons 19).

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