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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 - Kathi - Goodreads
Wealthy, 10-year old Lucinda is “orphaned,” as she joyfully calls it, for a year with two spinster teachers while her parents travel to Italy for her mother's health. Right away, you know you're not ... Read full review
Review: Roller Skates (Lucinda Wyman #1)User Review - William Dickerson - Goodreads
I wouldn't have given this book 4 stars if it hadn't been for the last few chapters. This is the story of the summer in 189_ when Lucinda becomes a temporary orphan when her parents move to Italy for ... Read full review
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