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"I think I’ll call myself Gretel in this book. It’s not really my name. My name is really Jessie Barfoot, which is a perfectly respectable name, I guess, except that there’s nothing respectable about me. That’s one of the reasons we moved to Toronto. I’ve reached the age of fifteen and a half, and we’re going to get a New Start."

Old secrets and new starts stand at the cent
Paperback, 336 pages
Published April 28th 2003 by Penguin Books Canada (first published 2003)
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