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Sparrows in the Scullery

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Colin Trevelyan, newly orphaned heir to his parents' fortune, is kidnapped in the night from his ancestral home and taken to the grim Broggin Home for Boys, where he is underfed, overworked, and destined for a short life in a deadly glass factory. This story "immediately hooks readers, who will gobble up this satisfying fare," says "School Library Journal."

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Paperback, 152 pages
Published November 14th 2006 by iUniverse (first published 1997)
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Even with the Gothic style and the doomsday storyline, this book manages to be fun and entertaining. A very good read!
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Aug 23, 2014 Barbara rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A Dickens-like sort of tale complete w/ the evil sounding names. The grimness is mitigated by the fairy tale ending.
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Award-winning American children's writer. Has received, among others, the NLAPW Children's Book Award and International Youth Library "Best of the Best" for 'Claudia' (2001), as well as the William Allen White Children's Book Award for 'Peppermints in the Parlor' (1983).

Wallace was born and spent her childhood in China, but then moved to the United States. San Francisco was often a port of entry f
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