Roller Skates

Roller Skates

Book - 1936
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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 Times
Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, 1936.
ISBN: 9780140303582
Characteristics: 4 p. l., [3]-186 p. illus. 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Angelo, Valenti 1897-


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Lovestoread5 Jun 30, 2018

Excellent. A young girls dares to be different amidst 19th century societal rules and duties and along the way makes friends in unlikely places and helps them out in unlikely ways. Readers can't help but like her and agree with her in flouting the dictates of society!

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