Wonder Show

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 274 pages
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Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step inside Mosco’s Traveling Wonder Show, a menagerie of human curiosities and misfits guaranteed to astound and amaze! But perhaps the strangest act of Mosco’s display is Portia Remini, a normal among the freaks, on the run from McGreavy’s Home for Wayward Girls, where Mister watches and waits. He said he would always find Portia, that she could never leave. Free at last, Portia begins a new life on the bally, seeking answers about her father’s disappearance. Will she find him before Mister finds her? It’s a story for the ages, and like everyone who enters the Wonder Show, Portia will never be the same.
 

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User Review  - abbylibrarian - LibraryThing

Ever since Portia's father left her to pursue his fortune, Portia has counted the days until he'd come back for her and they'd be a family again. That doesn't change when Sophia deposits Portia at a ... Read full review

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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

1930's carnival side show, creepy authoritarian dude, a sweet maybe love story, this book is like a YA version of HBO's Carnivale and I like it. Alot. I thought the writing was very strong and had a ... Read full review

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Contents

Part Two
81
Part Three
241
Back Matter
269
Back Flap
277
Back Cover
278
Spine
279
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About the author (2012)

Hannah Barnaby holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College. Formerly a children's book editor, she also has worked as a bookseller and a writing instructor. Hannah was the first writer to earn the Children's Writer in Residency at the Boston Public Library. Wonder Show is her first novel. Visit her website at www.hannahbarnaby.com .