The Truth about Mary Rose

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Puffin Books, May 1, 1995 - Aunts - 134 pages
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Mary Rose is named after her aunt, who died in a fire five years ago--but not before she saved the lives of everyone in her apartment building. Mary Rose has a lot to live up to--but the more she learns about her aunt, the more confused she becomes. School Library Journal Best Book of the Decade.

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User Review  - Paula Freedman - Goodreads

I'm so pleased to find out that I still love this book as much as I did when I was a kid. Read full review

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User Review  - Dan Lynch - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book as a child. I wonder if my grown up self would still like it. Doubt I'll ever know! Read full review

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Marilyn Sachs, author of "Lost in America," is also the author of more than 40 award-winning books, including A Pocket Full of Seeds, and the National Book Award finalist The Bear's House. She is a lifetime member of the Jane Austen Society and founder of its San Francisco branch.

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