Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech's Ruby Holler will love her latest tween novel about finding family when you least expect it.

When a young couple finds a boy asleep on their porch, their lives take a surprising turn. Unable to speak, the boy Jacob can't explain his history. All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for him.

And, as their connection and friendship with Jacob grow, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents. The three of them blossom into an unlikely family and begin to see the world in brand-new ways.

The Boy on the Porch is a singular story about opening your heart and discovering home in unexpected places.

Paperback, 176 pages
Published on September 2, 2014 by HarperCollins
ISBN-10: 0061892386
ISBN-13: 9780061892387
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  • 10039891Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 9:34 am
    The book "The Boy on the Porch" is a great source of emotional twists because of the boy who mysteriously appeared on a couple's porch. The boy uses many weird tap sounds to speak and loves to be around a dog and cow. The book is a great and short story that helps kids and people to create a mental image of a boy who loves to tap beats, but in order to know more, find out in the book later!
    • 1003989100
      1003989100Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:43 am
      I agree. I LOVED this book. Sharon Creech is always a great read.
    • snowboard12
      snowboard12Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 4:01 pm
      I love this author and can't wait to read the book
      • isakimball
        isakimballWednesday, January 21, 2015 at 5:33 pm55 stars
        This book is awesome! The author that wrote this is my favorite author.

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