Dear Canada: Orphan at My Door

August 1, 2001|
Dear Canada: Orphan at My Door by Jean Little
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Through the diary of 10-year-old Victoria Cope, we learn about the arrival of ragged Mary Anna, one of the thousands of impoverished British children who were sent to Canada at the beginning of the century. Mary Anna joins the Cope family as a servant and is treated well, but she has to cope with the initial apprehension of the family members and the loss of her brother, Jasper, who was placed with another family. Victoria vows to help Mary Anna find her brother, so they can be a family once again.
One of Canada''s premier authors, JEAN LITTLE''s previous books include Mama''s Going to Buy You a Mockingbird (CLA Book of the Year and Ruth Schwartz Award-winner), Listen for the Singing (Canada Council Children''s Literature Prize), and Mine for Keeps (Little Brown Canadian Children''s Book Award). She received the Vicky Metcalf Aw...
Title:Dear Canada: Orphan at My Door
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.64 X 5.53 X 0.82 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.64 X 5.53 X 0.82 in
Published:August 1, 2001
Publisher:Scholastic Canada Ltd
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780439988346

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