A Newbery Medal Winner!
Growing up in a well-to-do family with strict rules and routines
can be tough for a ten-year-old girl who only wants to roller
skate. But when Lucinda Wyman''s parents go overseas on a trip to
Italy and leave her behind in the care of Miss Peters and Miss
Nettie in New York City, she suddenly gets all the freedom she
wants! Lucinda zips around New York on her roller skates, meeting
tons of new friends and having new adventures every day. But
Lucinda has no idea what new experiences the city will show her....
Some of which will change her life forever.
A refreshingly lively and genuine story."The New York