Laura Upside-Down

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Puffin Books, Jan 1, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 148 pages
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Ten-year-old Laura must deal with her unease about her lack of religious upbringing, when her best friends are Jewish and Christian, and with her feelings for a mysterious neighbor who seems to be a witch.

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Contents

Saints and Sinners
3
A Witch in the Rocking Chair
27
Conversations in the Pear Tree
41
Copyright

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Doris Buchanan Smith is mother to five school-age childre

Doris Buchanan Smith is mother to five school-age children, four of her own and one for whom she and her husband are n, four of her own and one for whom she and her husband are permanent guardians. The Smiths have also been parents to mopermanent guardians. The Smiths have also been parents to more than twenty-two foster children. Her experiences have givre than twenty-two foster children. Her experiences have given her exceptional insight into the problems of being young en her exceptional insight into the problems of being young as well as those of growing up. Now that her children are inas well as those of growing up. Now that her children are in school Mrs. Smith spends a minimum of three hours a day wri school Mrs. Smith spends a minimum of three hours a day writing. She also likes animals and the woods, and is interesteting. She also likes animals and the woods, and is interested in nature and conservation. "A Taste Of Blackberries" is hd in nature and conservation. "A Taste Of Blackberries" is her first book. er first book.

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