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Sixteen-year-old Willa, living in a Depression-era West Virginia mining town, works hard to help her family, experiences love and friendship, and finds an outlet for her writing when her family becomes part of the Arthurdale, West Virginia, community supported by Eleanor Roosevelt.Sixteen-year-old Willa, living in Depression-era West Virginia, works to help her family, and finds an outlet for her writing when her family becomes part of the Arthurdale, West Virginia, community supported by Eleanor Roosevelt.

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9781416912620 | Simon & Schuster, February 6, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Sixteen-year-old Willa, living in a Depression-era West Virginia mining town, works hard to help her family, experiences love and friendship, and finds an outlet for her writing when her family becomes part of the Arthurdale, West Virginia, community supported by Eleanor Roosevelt.

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9781416912637 | Reprint edition (Simon Pulse, November 30, 2016), cover price $5.99

Product Description: In the impoverished Appalachian coal country of 1908, 8-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it...read more

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9780316406215 | Little Brown & Co, November 3, 2015, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: In this charming historical novel, acclaimed artist Lauren A.

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9780316406192 | Little Brown & Co, April 4, 2017, cover price $7.99 | also contains Minna's Patchwork Coat | About this edition: In the impoverished Appalachian coal country of 1908, 8-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

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Product Description: Callie Vee and Travis help animals big and small in this illustrated chapter book series for younger readers. In this second book in the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet series, Callie takes a hands-on approach to animal doctoring. When Callie and Granddaddy go exploring by the river, Callie discovers a leaf covered with spots...read more
By Jennifer Meyer (illustrator)

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9781627798709 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, April 4, 2017, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Callie Vee and Travis help animals big and small in this illustrated chapter book series for younger readers.

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Product Description: Meet the twins who traveled on the orphan train to find their forever home in this middle grade historical fiction novel, part of the Based on a True Story series.Can you imagine becoming an orphan while your parents are still alive? That's what happens to Nettie and Nellie Crook, who are only five years old in 1910 when they are removed from their home in New York...read more

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9781250068354 | Feiwel & Friends, February 16, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Can you imagine being placed in an orphanage while your parents are still alive?

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9781250104137 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, February 14, 2017), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Meet the twins who traveled on the orphan train to find their forever home in this middle grade historical fiction novel, part of the Based on a True Story series.

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Product Description: "If Laura Ingalls Wilder had lived in Alaska, she might have written this novel . . ."--Kirkus Reviews     It's 1934, and times are tough for Trip's family after the mill in their small Wisconsin town closes, leaving her father unemployed...read more

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9780399172038 | Nancy Paulsen Books, February 2, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: This exciting pioneering story, based on actual events, introduces readers to a fascinating chapter in American history, when FDR set up a New Deal colony in Alaska to give loans and land to families struggling during the Great Depression.

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9780147514202 | Dgs edition (Puffin, February 7, 2017), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: "If Laura Ingalls Wilder had lived in Alaska, she might have written this novel .

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9780147526274 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, February 2, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This exciting pioneering story, based on actual events, introduces readers to a fascinating chapter in American history, when FDR set up a New Deal colony in Alaska to give loans and land to families struggling during the Great Depression.

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Product Description: The triumphant finale in the bestselling trilogy is now in paperback!It’s 1955, and Benjamin Burrows and Janie Scott are trying to live a safe, normal life in America. It’s not easy, when they have the power to prevent nuclear disaster, and sinister forces are circling...read more

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9780399175442 | Putnam Pub Group, November 3, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: It’s 1955, and Benjamin Burrows and Janie Scott are trying to live a safe, normal life in America.

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9780147516947 | Puffin, February 7, 2017, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: The triumphant finale in the bestselling trilogy is now in paperback!

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9781101926130 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, November 3, 2015), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: It’s 1955, and Benjamin Burrows and Janie Scott are trying to live a safe, normal life in America.

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Product Description: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets The Apothecary in this time-bending mystery from bestselling author Carol Goodman!The day Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, four thirteen-year-olds converge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where an eccentric curator is seeking four uncommonly brave souls to track down the hidden pages of the Kelmsbury Manuscript, an ancient book of Arthurian legends that lies scattered within the museum's collection, and that holds the key to preventing a second attack on American soil...read more

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9781101997666 | Viking Childrens Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs.

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Product Description: A moving debut middle-grade novel about a girl whose family is relocated to a Japanese internment camp during World War II―and the dog she has to leave behind.Ten-year-old Manami did not realize how peaceful her family's life on Bainbridge Island was until the day it all changed...read more

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9780374302160 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 5, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Manami did not realize how peaceful her family's life on Bainbridge Island was until the day it all changed.

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9781250104144 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, May 9, 2017), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A moving debut middle-grade novel about a girl whose family is relocated to a Japanese internment camp during World War II―and the dog she has to leave behind.

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Product Description: Washington Post 2017 KidsPost Summer Book Club selection! It’s Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can’t wait to move north. But for now, she’s living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man’s cotton plantation...read more

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9780544785106 | Harcourt Childrens Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Washington Post 2017 KidsPost Summer Book Club selection!

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Product Description: A compelling dual-narrated tale from Jennifer Latham that questions how far we've come with race relations.Some bodies won't stay buried.Some stories need to be told. When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family's property, she has no idea that investigating the brutal century-old murder will lead to a summer of painful discoveries about the present and the past...read more

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9780316384933 | Little Brown & Co, January 3, 2017, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A compelling dual-narrated tale from Jennifer Latham that questions how far we've come with race relations.

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Product Description: An epic, genre-bending, and transformative new series that reimagines World War II with female soldiers fighting on the front lines.World War II, 1942. A court decision makes women subject to the draft and eligible for service. The unproven American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled, the armed forces of Nazi Germany...read more

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9780062342157 | Katherine Tegen Books, January 26, 2016, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Perfect for fans of The Book Thief and Code Name Verity, New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant unleashes an epic, genre-bending, and transformative new series that reimagines World War II with female soldiers fighting on the front lines.

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9780062342164 | Reprint edition (Katherine Tegen Books, January 3, 2017), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: An epic, genre-bending, and transformative new series that reimagines World War II with female soldiers fighting on the front lines.

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Product Description: Ever since five-year-old Bo can remember, she and her papas have lived in the little Alaskan mining town of Ballard Creek. Now the family must move upriver to Iditarod Creek for work at a new mine, and Bo is losing the only home she's ever known...read more
By Leuyen Pham (illustrator)

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9780805093520 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, December 9, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A heartwarming tale about weathering change and what it means to be family.

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9781250079701 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, December 20, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Ever since five-year-old Bo can remember, she and her papas have lived in the little Alaskan mining town of Ballard Creek.

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Product Description: ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults 2012 2012 Sydney Taylor Award"A powerful—and poignant—reminder that no person can live freely until all people can live freely."—Lauren Myracle, author of Shine"Tackles the weighty issue of anti-Semitism with uncompromising clarity...read more

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9781933693842, titled "The Blood Lie" | Cinco Puntos Pr, October 4, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: 2012 Sydney Taylor Award Honor Book, 2012 Skipping Stone Honor Book.

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9781941026595, titled "The Blood Lie" | Reprint edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, December 13, 2016), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults 2012 2012 Sydney Taylor Award"A powerful—and poignant—reminder that no person can live freely until all people can live freely.
9781941026090, titled "The Blood Lie" | Cinco Puntos Pr, February 16, 2016, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: 2012 Sydney Taylor Award Honor Book.

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Product Description: Based on a true World War II story, Isaiah Campbell tells a charming mystery about a mishap at a magic show at a POW camp—featuring magic how-to diagrams throughout.Try as she might, cheeky middle schooler Maxine Larousse (you may call her Max “La Roo” or The Amazing Max, if you’d like) has yet to learn the one magic trick she needs the most: how to reappear in New York City...read more

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9781481426343 | Simon & Schuster, November 8, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Based on a true World War II story, Isaiah Campbell tells a charming mystery about a mishap at a magic show at a POW camp—featuring magic how-to diagrams throughout.

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Product Description: Twelve-year-old Chestnut Hill’s daddy stole her and the triplets away from their mama. At least, that’s how Chestnut remembers it.It’s 1921, and after nearly two years on the road with his traveling elixir show, Daddy’s still making no move to go back to Kentucky and buy Mama that house...read more

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9781510710313 | Sky Pony Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Chestnut Hill’s daddy stole her and the triplets away from their mama.

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Product Description: It's winter in Girard, Pennsylvania and the pond is completely frozen over―ready for a young boy to go skating!―but Georgie's ice skates are too small. All Georgie wants for Christmas is a new pair of skates. But times are tough in 1920s Pennsylvania, and he gets the disappointing news Santa might not come this year...read more

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9781940716862 | Sparkpress, November 1, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: It's winter in Girard, Pennsylvania and the pond is completely frozen over―ready for a young boy to go skating!

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Product Description: Everyone thought Stoner's Boy was dead. Seckatary Hawkins and the other boys saw him take that terrible fall into the cliff cave abyss. But the masked marauder known as the Gray Ghost is back―running the river and causing mischief ...read more
By Diane Schneider (introduced by)

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9780813167947 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, October 6, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Everyone thought Stoner's Boy was dead.

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Product Description: Mr. Stoner is bad, and it seems his son is turning out just the same. Masked and dressed all in gray, Stoner's Boy moves like a ghost up and down the river, stealing and causing mischief. Seckatary Hawkins and his club have crossed this dangerous lad, and (to make matters worse) Briggen and the Pelham gang across the river won't leave the ruthless thief alone: They know that he's hidden his treasure hoard somewhere in his cliff cave lair, and they're dead set on having it for themselves...read more
By Diane Schneider (introduced by)

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9780813167916 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, October 6, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Mr.

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Product Description: Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award Five Starred Reviews!A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016Grown-ups lie. That’s one truth Beans knows for sure. He and his gang know how to spot a whopper a mile away, because they are the savviest bunch of barefoot conchs (that means “locals”) in all of Key West...read more

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9780553510362 | Random House Childrens Books, August 30, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award Five Starred Reviews!

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9780735207547 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, August 30, 2016), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award Five Starred Reviews!

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9780553510379 | Random House Childrens Books, August 30, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award Five Starred Reviews!

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Product Description: As World War II threatens the United States in 1941, fourteen-year-old Junior Bledsoe fights his own battles at home. Junior struggles with school and with anger—at his father, his insufferable granddaddy, his neighbors, and himself—as he desperately tries to understand himself and find his own aim in life...read more

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9781629796734 | Calkins Creek, October 4, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: As World War II threatens the United States in 1941, fourteen-year-old Junior Bledsoe fights his own battles at home.

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Product Description: "Eleanor & Park reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love with a girl, but also what it's like to be young and in love with a book."-John Green, The New York Times Book ReviewBono met his wife in high school, Park says...read more

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9781250127082 | Special edition (Griffin, October 4, 2016), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Limited collector s edition of Eleanor Park features a new jacket an exclusive Q A with author Rainbow Rowell and several stunning pieces of fan art Bono met his wife in high school Park says So did Jerry Lee Lewis Eleanor answers I m not kidding he says You should be she says we re 16 What about Romeo and Juliet Shallow confused then dead I love you Park says Wherefore art thou Eleanor answers I m not kidding he says You should be Set over the course of one school year in 1986 this is the story of two star crossed misfits smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts but brave and desperate enough to try When Eleanor meets Park you ll remember your own first love and just how hard it pulled you under
9781410460820 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, September 25, 2013), cover price $23.99 | About this edition: "Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try"--
9781250012579 | Griffin, February 26, 2013, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: #1 New York Times Best Seller!

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9781250044990 | Griffin, January 1, 2017, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: "Eleanor & Park reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love with a girl, but also what it's like to be young and in love with a book.
9781409116325 | Orion Pub Co, April 12, 2012, cover price $20.05 | About this edition: Excellent Book
9786071128645 | Alfaguara Infantil, October 27, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits—smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

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9780385368261 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, February 26, 2013), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Bono met his wife in high school, Park says.

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Product Description: From Newbery honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes a new illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. In Calpurnia Tate, Animal Doctor in Training, Callie Vee, Travis, and Dr...read more
By Jacqueline Kelly and Teagan White (illustrator)

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9781627798686 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, October 4, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From Newbery honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes a new illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate.

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Product Description: This “luminescent” (Kirkus Reviews) story of anger and art, loss and redemption will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy.NOMINATED FOR 16 STATE AWARDS!AN ALA NOTABLE BOOKAN ILA TEACHERS CHOICEA KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR  Arthur T...read more

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9780553497281 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 8, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: This “luminescent” (Kirkus Reviews) story of anger and art, loss and redemption will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy.

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9780553497311 | Dgs rep edition (Yearling Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: This “luminescent” (Kirkus Reviews) story of anger and art, loss and redemption will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy.

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9781501256899 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, September 8, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This “luminescent” (Kirkus Reviews) story of anger and art, loss and redemption will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy.
9781501256882 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, September 8, 2015), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: This “luminescent” (Kirkus Reviews) story of anger and art, loss and redemption will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy.

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9780553497298 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 8, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This “luminescent” (Kirkus Reviews) story of anger and art, loss and redemption will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy.

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Product Description: Will the stars align for Cassandra and Lawrence in Renee Collins' sweeping contemporary romance with a dash of 1920's glamourCountry clubs and garden parties. The last thing Cassandra wants is to spend the summer before her senior year marooned in a snooty Massachusetts shore town...read more

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9781492621164 | Sourcebooks Fire, November 3, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Country clubs and garden parties.

Paperback:

9781492638018 | Reprint edition (Sourcebooks Fire, October 1, 2016), cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Will the stars align for Cassandra and Lawrence in Renee Collins' sweeping contemporary romance with a dash of 1920's glamourCountry clubs and garden parties.

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Product Description: In this timeless story from a time not so long ago, Annie and her sister help Mama with washing the clothes on Monday morning. From gathering and sorting the clothes, to washing and hanging them outside to dry, to folding and putting them away, the family works together to get the job done...read more
By Tessa Blackham (illustrator)

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9780991386666 | Ripple Grove Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In this timeless story from a time not so long ago, Annie and her sister help Mama with washing the clothes on Monday morning.

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