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At the Edge of the World (Crispin, #2)
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The more I came to know of the world, the more I knew I knew it not.

He was a nameless orphan, marked for death by his masters for an unknown crime. Discovering his name -- Crispin -- only intensified…
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Through this engaging Who Was? biography, kids will discover the woman behind the sunglasses.

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