Shoeshine Girl

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Harper Collins, Oct 7, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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Who ever heard of a shoeshine girl?

The last thing Sarah Ida wants to do is spend the summer with her Aunt Claudia. But when her parents send her away because of problems at home, that is exactly what she has to do. With no allowance and no fun to be had, Sarah Ida decides to look for a job. But who will hire a ten year old? Al, the shoeshine man, will!

Sarah loves her job, even if it means getting knee-deep in shoe polish everyday. Then something terrible happens and it looks like the shoeshine stand will have to close forever. If Sarah Ida wants to keep it open, she'll have to learn a few lessons about growing up along the way ...

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shoe shine girl worked at a stand shop and the man fierd her and she just walked offt

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This book is very good. I read it more then once. When Al gets hurt that is very tragic and when you eventually get to that part of the book you would never guess that Al gets hurt. Read this book, if you like mysteries and fiction this is definitly a book that you will want to read...

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About the author (1994)

Clyde Robert Bulla is the author of over fifty books for children including The Secret Valley and The Story of Valentine’s Day. He has been writing since 1946 when he published his first book, The Donkey Cart. Mr. Bulla was the first recipient of the Southern California Council on Children’s Literature award for distinguished contribution to the field. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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