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"'Take good care of this girl,' Miss Beatty told the coachman, 'She's an orphan, you know, and never set foot out of London. Make sure she gets where she's going safely.'"
You'll have to excuse the middle grade love I will be showing the next couple weeks. Around Halloween I went on a Mary Downing Hahn binge after finding her newest book at our school book fair during conferences. I requested a bunch of her books from the library that I hadn't read, due to them being published while I was in college (or later).
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