A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
The award-winning Australian children’s author presented a story for all ages about the power of words and books.
- Marcus Zusak author of "The Underdog," "Fighting Ruben Wolfe," "Getting the Girl," and "I Am the Messenger," which won the Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award for Older Readers.
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