Falling into place
All the good things in Margaret’s world are collapsing, one by one, like a row of dominoes. First her dad remarriedplink. Then her grandfather diedplinkplink. Then her grandmother had to sell the house and move into a retirement communityplinkplinkplink. Now Dad’s new wife is having a baby, and Margaret is going to visit Gran at Carol Woods. There she learns that Gran is having an even harder time adjusting to change than Margaret herself.Determined to cheer Gran up, Margaret and her younger cousin, Roy, set out to find her some new friends. Their quest leads them to some of Carolwoods’ most colorful characters, and ultimately helps Margaret to ease both Gran’s pain and her own. Stephanie Greene, the author of the popular Owen Foote books, introduces an appealing and bold new heroine in this funny novel that handles its serious themes with a light touch.
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|full_title||falling into place|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Kids Fiction|
|display_description||As eleven-year-old Margaret struggles to find a way of coping with the hassles of a new stepfamily, she learns that her Gran is facing similar concerns after moving to a retirement community and becoming a widow.|
|item_details||ils:.b13199481|.i15449634|Central Kids Fiction|JF GREEN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jan 02, 2016|cjf|||
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b13199481|Book|Books||English|Clarion Books,|2002.|124 p. ; 22 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Family life -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Moving, Household -- Fiction, Stepfamilies -- Fiction|
|title_display||Falling into place|
|title_full||Falling into place / Stephanie Greene|
|title_short||Falling into place|