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Sarno, Melissa

Just Under the Clouds

(2) 4-6 After losing their home for financial reasons, Cora's widowed mother turns to a childhood friend and prominent NYC lawyer for temporary refuge for herself, Cora, and Cora's developmentally disabled younger sister, Adare. Here the family is safe. Can they be happy? The insecurity of homelessness and the limited options of the impoverished sear the pages of this thought-provoking debut about the meaning of home and the importance of family.

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