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Shafer, Audrey.
New York : Delacorte, 2006
IL 3-6, RL 5.0
ISBN 0385903618
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Imagine being shuffled from one foster home to another. That is the life of 12 year old Gabe.  Gabe's life takes a turn when he finds himself moving in with Uncle Vernon, whom he never knew existed. As Gabe adjusts and settles into his life things suddenly change again.  Returning home from school, Gabe discovers his uncle's dead body in the house. Afraid of being sent back into foster care, he covers the body and tries to continue in school the next day. However when he returns home again, the body has disappeared. Where could the body be? Who would have taken it and what does this mean for Gabe?  Discover the answers when you open The Mailbox!   (New Hampshire Great Stone Face nominee, 2008-2009)
SUBJECTS: Foster home care -- Fiction.
                    Uncles -- Fiction.

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