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Orphan Eleven

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Orphan Eleven by Gennifer Choldenko
Hardcover $16.99
May 26, 2020 | ISBN 9780385742559

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  • May 26, 2020 | ISBN 9780385742559 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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“This uplifting tale of hope, survival, and belonging has all the ingredients to become a beloved middle grade book.” —Publishers Weekly

“This story of friendship, inner strength, and family comes in an adventurous package that will appeal to readers of realistic fiction.” —Booklist

“Carefully researched and authentically rendered. . . . A fast-paced, intriguing, and surprising orphan story.” —Kirkus Reviews

“The tension and excitement of running away and the fun and fascinating daily life of a circus will keep young readers turning the pages, but it’s Lucy’s real-life backstory that makes Orphan Eleven a true and compelling triumph.” —BookPage

“Lucy’s journey is heartwarming as she overcomes her fear of speaking in order to avoid judgment, and finds a new family and home in an unusual place.” —The Bulletin

The plot races with fascinating glimpses of life in the thirties, and insight into the children’s difficult journey as they search for hope and stability.” —School Library Journal

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