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Zellie Blake: Lowell, Massachussetts, 1834 Kathleen Duey

Zellie Blake: Lowell, Massachussetts, 1834

Kathleen Duey

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ISBN : 9780689844058
Paperback
133 pages
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Lowell, Massachusetts,February 1834Mrs. Gird is still asking me to spy on the girls for her. I dont want to do it....I dont think I can refuse to try.Grandmamma has died and Zellie has no other family. She desperately needs her job withMoreLowell, Massachusetts,February 1834Mrs. Gird is still asking me to spy on the girls for her. I dont want to do it....I dont think I can refuse to try.Grandmamma has died and Zellie has no other family. She desperately needs her job with mean-spirited Mrs. Gird, who runs a boardinghouse for the girls who work at the textile mills. When Mrs. Gird tells Zellie to eavesdrop and report what she hears, Zellie is surprised. The girls conversations seem ordinary to her.Then Zellie finds a puzzling list in one of the girls rooms. A hidden note and whispers in the dark add to the mystery, until a budding friendship leads Zellie to a secret meeting where things become clear. She doesnt want to betray the girls, but if she doesnt, she could find herself jobless and homeless. Will Zellie risk everything to stand up for what she believes?