Soupy Leaves Home

Soupy Leaves Home

Series
Soupy Leaves Home

Summary

Pearl Plankette ran away from her home to escape an abusive father and unhappy future. Disguised and reborn as a boy named Soupy, she hitches her star to an unlikely hobo and they begin their journey from the cold heartbreak of their eastern homes toward the sunny promise of California in this train-hopping, depression-era coming-of-age tale. Now includes an educators guide written by Meryl Jaffe, PhD.