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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 - 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
Review: Roller Skates (Lucinda Wyman #1)User Review - Tricia Douglas - Goodreads
A wonderful story about a little girl living in New York City around 1890. Her parents travel to Italy and Lucinda is left to live with Miss Peters and Miss Nettie, not horrible Aunt Emily. Lucinda ... Read full review
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