From the author of Printz Medal winner Bone Gap comes the unforgettable story of two young women–one living,one dead–dealing with lossdesireand the fragility of the American dream during WWII. When Frankie’s mother died and her father left her and her siblings at an orphanage in Chicagoit was supposed to be only temporary–just long enough for him to get back on his feet and be able to provide for them once again. That’s why Frankie’s not prepared for the day that he arrives for his weekend visit with a new woman on his arm and out-of-state train tickets in his pocket. Now Frankie and her sisterToniare abandoned alongside so many other orphans–two youngunwanted women doing everything they can to survive. And as the embers of the Great Depression are kindled into the fires of World War IIand the shadows of injusticepovertyand death walk the streets in broad daylightit will be up to Frankie to find something worth holding on to in the ruins of this shattered America–every minute of every day spent wondering if the life she’s able to carve out will be enough. I will admit I do not know the answer. But I will be watchingwaiting to find out. That’s what ghosts do.
Thirteen Doorways Wolves Behind Them All
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