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A Difficult Boy

By M.P. Barker

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Nine-year-old Ethan has a difficult life. The year is 1839, and Ethan has to work as an indentured servant to pay off his family's debt. At first, Ethan tries to make friends with the other young boy, Daniel, who works for Mr. Lyman. Yet Daniel spurns his friendship, and everyone tells Ethan that he is just a difficult and moody Irish teen. But when Ethan sees Mr. Lyman striking Daniel, he begins to understand. Soon Ethan is also dealing with Mr. Lyman's blows and heand Daniel must band together in an at of self-preservation. When they stumble on a dark secret about the past, their lives are changed forever. This thrilling look at a time from the past is sure to amaze. (Ages 10+).
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