When the Road Ends

When the Road Ends
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10+
Release Date
April 27, 1992
ISBN
039559507X
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Three foster children, all with problems of their own, spend the summer with an unusual and unexpected companion, a woman recovering from an accident that killed her husband. Together they struggle to create an "absolutely perfect family."

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i love this book,its the best ever!!!!
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Reader reviewed by Alaina Maddox

This book is truly the best book i've ever read. I really want to read many more books by Jean Thesman.I already love to read so much,but when i read When The Road Ends i couldn't put it down. i would stay up so long to read this book i really wouldn't put it down until i couldn't keep my eyes open any more. I am definatly going to keep this book for my children to read in the future. And hope it will inspire them he way it did me! My name is Alaina Maddox and i'm 13 years old and i'm determined to read forever!
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Touching story of family
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Reader reviewed by Bookworm9

Mary Jack Jordan just wants to have a normal, stable family life-- but it doesn't look like her wish will come true any time soon. Although her foster father is a loving minister, his wife seemingly hates children. The two other children living there, silent, abused Jane and rebellious teenage Adam only add to Mary Jack's feeling of hopelessness. When the minister's sister, whose brain has been impaired by a stroke, comes to live with the family, the situation only becomes more tense. At last, her foster mother sends the three children and her sister-in-law to spend the summer in an isolated country cabin. When the woman whose supposed to be watching them runs off, Mary Jack feels like the only capable person there, and the stress of holding together this "family" threatens to break her. But she slowly learns that there are different ways of assuming responsibility, just as there are different kinds of families...
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