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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 - Nann - Goodreads
What a delightful book! In “189__” Mr. and Mrs. Wyman went to Italy for his importing business and for her health. Aunt Emily thought that 10-year-old Lucinda should live with her and Uncle Earle and ... Read full review
Review: Roller Skates (Lucinda Wyman #1)User Review - Donnell - Goodreads
Charming window on 1890's New York. Interesting behind the scenes, super-loud message that the ten year old heroine's childhood with her wealthy socialite parents, is close to abusive. THis is because ... Read full review
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