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The Floating Circus

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Based on 112 Ratings and 47 Reviews

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In 1852 Ohio, twelve-year-old Owen steals aboard a floating circus called the River Palace, with nothing more in mind than catching a little of the show. But then a free black man named Solomon offers to take him on as an assistant animal keeper, and Owen discovers a family among the ragtag members of the circus-including a young elephant named Little Bet. A brush with yellowfever in New... More
Book Information
PublisherBloomsbury USA Children's Books
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages208
ISBN-101599901854
ISBN-13978-1599901855
Publication Date08/01/2008
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About Tracie Vaughn Zimmer (Author) : Tracie Vaughn Zimmer considers herself a teacher first after working with students of nearly every age and ability. She attended Ohio State University where she majored in special education, and recei... more
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