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The unrivalled Spangles

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Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Circus -- Fiction,
    • Self-perception -- Fiction,
    • Family -- Fiction,
    • London (England) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Longing to give up the nineteenth-century English circus life she was born into, sixteen-year-old Ellen Spangle secretly prepares to be a governess and is courted by a wealthy young man until two tragedies lead her to reevaluate her plans.

      Edition Notes

      StatementKaren Wallace.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.W1568 Unr 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3410469M
      ISBN 101416915036
      ISBN 109781416915034
      LC Control Number2005026478
      OCLC/WorldCa62084207

      Religion: Church of England Anglican. I am at page and there are pages. Lessons for the day were well studied and hastily recited and early in the afternoon Miss Noble and her forty youngsters were gaily beginning their journey to the woods. Young Nancy, her brother Andrew, and their friends Amy and Clare are still children although they imagine themselves very knowledgeable about the adult world. Ah, no! Lord Cayton has already broken two hearts, including that of his first wife, who died before he could convince himself to love her.

      Career Children's book author and writer for television. What I want to know is. Formerly worked as a cabaret and bluegrass singer. McDonald, review of Why Count Sheep? Switched On!

      What I want to know is. When Ellen becomes aware of this, she knows that she must stop her sister at all costs. Ashworth in School Librarian. Crook Catchers, A. Learn more at www.


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