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Shoeshine Girl (Trophy Chapter Books)

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The last thing Sarah Ida wants to do is spend the summer with her Aunt Claudia.But when her parents send her away because of problems at home, that is exactly what she has to do!

With no allowance and no fun to be had, Sarah Ida decides to look for a job. The only person who will hire her is Al, the man who runs the shoeshine stand, and soon she is knee-deep in shoe polish.

Then something happens and it looks like the shoeshine stand will have to close forever. If Sarah Ida wants to keep it open, she'll have to learn a few lessons about growing up along the way...

Ten-year-old Sarah Ida'hostile and uncooperative at home, and heading for trouble'becomes less self-centered and more self-reliant after a summer job at her aunt's.

Children's Books of 1975 (Library of Congress)

William Allen White Children's Book Award 1977?78

Sequoyah Children's Book Award 1978 (Oklahoma)

Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award 1978 (Arkansas)

South Carolina Children's Book Award 1980

Synopsis:

Ten-year-old Sarah Ida--hostile and uncooperative at home, and heading for trouble--becomes less self-centered and more self-reliant after a summer job at her aunt's. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

Who ever heard of a shoeshine girl?

The last thing Sarah Ida wants to do is spend the summer with her Aunt Claudia. But when her parents send her away because of problems at home, that is exactly what she has to do. With no allowance and no fun to be had, Sarah Ida decides to look for a job. But who will hire a ten year old? Al, the shoeshine man, will!

Sarah loves her job, even if it means getting knee-deep in shoe polish everyday. Then something terrible happens and it looks like the shoeshine stand will have to close forever. If Sarah Ida wants to keep it open, she'll have to learn a few lessons about growing up along the way ...

About the Author

Clyde Robert Bulla is the author of over fifty books for children including The Secret Valley and The Story of Valentines Day. He has been writing since 1946 when he published his first book, The Donkey Cart. Mr. Bulla was the first recipient of the Southern California Council on Childrens Literature award for distinguished contribution to the field. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064402286
ill.:
Burke, Jim
Author:
Burke, Jim
Author:
by Clyde Robert Bulla
Author:
Bulla, Clyde Robert
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Readers - Chapter Books
Subject:
Shoe shiners
Subject:
Friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Trophy Chapter Books Paperback
Series Volume:
1500.44B
Publication Date:
20041228
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 2 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.54x5.32x.22 in. .15 lbs.
Age Level:
07-10

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Product details 96 pages HarperTrophy - English 9780064402286 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Ten-year-old Sarah Ida--hostile and uncooperative at home, and heading for trouble--becomes less self-centered and more self-reliant after a summer job at her aunt's. Illustrations.

"Synopsis" by , Who ever heard of a shoeshine girl?

The last thing Sarah Ida wants to do is spend the summer with her Aunt Claudia. But when her parents send her away because of problems at home, that is exactly what she has to do. With no allowance and no fun to be had, Sarah Ida decides to look for a job. But who will hire a ten year old? Al, the shoeshine man, will!

Sarah loves her job, even if it means getting knee-deep in shoe polish everyday. Then something terrible happens and it looks like the shoeshine stand will have to close forever. If Sarah Ida wants to keep it open, she'll have to learn a few lessons about growing up along the way ...

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