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Strange School, Secret Wish

by Bernice Gold
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: canada, homelessness & poverty

The year is 1927, and the Merril children are once again in school – but one that’s unlike any other. For 10 months out of the year their school, set up in a Northern Ontario railway care that also serves as their home, is on the move. Theirteen-year-old Jenny Merrill loves life on the tracks, but she has a secret wish. She’s fallen in love w …