A Day of Signs and Wonders

A Day of Signs and Wonders

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Emily dreams of birds. She feels constrained by nearly everything--her overbearing sisters, the expectation to be a proper young lady, and even her stiff white pinafore. Kitty feels undone. Her heart is still grieving a tragic loss, and she doesn't want to be sent away to a boarding school so far away from home. When the two girls meet by chance, on a beach on the outskirts of Victoria, BC, in 1881, neither knows that their one day together will change their lives forever.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : HarperTrophyCanada, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781443443999
1443443999
Branch Call Number: J FIC
Characteristics: 209 pages : map ; 21 cm

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vpl_childrens Mar 01, 2017

Victoria BC in the late 1800’s; nine year-old Emily, later to become the artist Emily Carr, and eleven year-old Kathleen, daughter of the prosperous O’Reilly family, meet one glorious summer morning and spend a day in each other’s company. In the span of a single imaginary day, the two very diffe... Read More »


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