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Aint No Chicken in My Dumplins

Joyce Graham

Published February 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780595170043
Paperback
296 pages
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 About the Book 

Evie and Billy McNeil are abandoned and taken to an orphanage. Can these children survive this often hostile environment and become healthy, happy adults? A childs worst nightmare is to be abandoned by those who care for him or her. That is whatMoreEvie and Billy McNeil are abandoned and taken to an orphanage. Can these children survive this often hostile environment and become healthy, happy adults? A childs worst nightmare is to be abandoned by those who care for him or her. That is what happened to Evie and Billy McNeil on Evies sixth birthday. The two frightened children are taken to Pinetree Orphanage where they learn to survive among other children who share abandonment, abuse and neglect. How can these children survive in this often hostile new world and how can they become happy, healthy productive adults?Can gentle Carrie Lovells love outweigh the dreaded Etta Jean Spyder and her paddle and sharp tongue?The characters in this book are the children, the parents, orphanage personnel, caseworkers, doctors, lawyers, teachers and others...