Paperback $5.99

Aug 08, 2000 | 112 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

Ebook $5.99

Dec 18, 2008 | 112 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Paperback $5.99

    Aug 08, 2000 | 112 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Ebook $5.99

    Dec 18, 2008 | 112 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

Awards

Delacorte Dell Yearling Contest for a First Middle-Grade Novel WINNER 1997

Maine Student Book Award WINNER 2000

Massachusetts Children’s Book Award WINNER 2000

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award NOMINEE 2002

Praise

"[A] heartwarming Depression-era episode around a true family story."–Kirkus Reviews

"This historic novel is successful in conveying the climate of the times. . . . Margo emerges as an admirable heroine."–Publishers Weekly

"Based on a true family story, this novel . . . creates a strong sense of place and time, when the Depression was felt up to the front porch of a loving family home."–Booklist

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