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When Molly Was a Harvey Girl

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 83 Ratings and 33 Reviews

Book Description
hirteen-year-old Molly Gerry and her older sister Colleen's world is rocked when their father dies, leaving them penniless. Their best hope seems to be leaving their small Illinois town to work at a Harvey Eating House in Raton, New Mexico. Molly manages to appear 18 (the minimum Harvey Girl age) in order to get the job and soon catches on to the rhythm of life beside the railroad tracks. She cont... More
Book Information
PublisherKane Miller Books
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages226
Publication Date09/01/2010
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About Frances M. Wood (Author) : Frances M. Wood is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Frances M. Wood include Daughter of Madrugada.
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8/14/2017 harris andreson said:
Nice to hear about Molly's personal interest and way of conviction to achieve what did she always want and i am sure this is the great example to never look back when you are chasing your dream. We have one of the best online essay editor that would help blog... more

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8/12/2017 Alfred Goldstein said:
I really enjoyed the story, it was well written and well researched. While the historical aspect of the story was well written, there were times I had a hard time relating to Molly. Yes, she was 13 pretending to be 18 to work as a Harvey Girl, but the reason for the four stars was that she should ha... more

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11/19/2010 Kira Lynn

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