The Year We Sailed the Sun

The Year We Sailed the Sun

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In St. Louis, Missouri, in 1911, orphaned eleven-year-old Julia Delaney rails against countless disappointments and the nun's strict rules at the House of Mercy, especially after her sister Mary turns fourteen and must leave, but she, her family, and best friend get tangled up with a gangster and a decade-old mystery.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780689858277
Branch Call Number: J HF NELSON
Characteristics: 417 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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Aug 27, 2015

Very strong and entertaining female orphan, facing the challenges of gangs, life in a Catholic orphanage, and the loss of her sibling. Ignore the Little House on the Praire cover and read this fast moving story of a girl who will not give up.

Lynn_NCLibrary Jul 30, 2015

This is a page-turner of a historical mystery with a strong female protagonist. Loved it!


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