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Clare lives in an alley shack in Chicago's poorest ward in 1894. She sews buttons and hems for Mr. Jones, the sweat boss, and only has a few pennies left to buy bread. Her mother has gone away. Clare doesn't know where or when she's coming back, but she is about to stumble upon a mystery that could change her life forever. It all begins with Simmie, her ragged doll, and a taffy tin full of secrets.
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|Publisher:||The Waking Light Press|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||2 MB|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Arlene Williams is a graphic designer and has been writing children's books for over twenty years. She loves to write tales of fantasy and adventure that are both fun and uplifting. Several of her books have won honors and awards, including the children's picture book "Dragon Soup" and "Tales from the Dragon's Cave." Other popular titles include: A Fire in the Night; Winker, Buttercup and Blue; How to be a Dragon... without burning your tongue (young adult); and A Year With Winker Leafkin.