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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 96
Themes: 1830s, Upper Canada, history, pioneers
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/09/2010
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The year is 1838 and Ellie's grandmother has arrived all the way from England. Ellie is horrified to discover that the forbidding old woman intends to take her back to Britain to be raised properly. Ellie is determined that she will not go, but what can a nine-year-old girl do in the face of an adult with her mind made up?

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