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Growing up in a well-to-do family with strict rules and routines can be tough for a ten-year-old girl who only wants to roller skate. But when Lucinda Wyman's parents go overseas on a trip to Italy and leave her behind in the care of Miss Peters and Miss Nettie in New York City, she suddenly gets all the freedom she wants! Lucinda zips around New York on her roller skates, meeting tons of new friends and having new adventures every day. But Lucinda has no idea what new experiences the city will show her.... Some of which will change her life forever.
“A refreshingly lively and genuine story.”—The New York Times
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Review: Roller Skates (Lucinda Wyman #1)User Review - Benji Martin - Goodreads
This book wasn't an unpleasant read. At times it was really fun. It was just kind of random. Lucinda is a tomboy growing up in the late 19th century, which is a story that has been written again and ... Read full review
Review: Roller Skates (Lucinda Wyman #1)User Review - Kathleen - Goodreads
I was delighted to open this book and find Lucinda pop exuberantly off the page. Then came the cab driver Patrick Gilligan, gentle Miss Nettie, Tony and his fruit stand, friendly Mr. Night Owl, and ... Read full review
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