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1JenniferBanta
Apr 29, 2011, 8:53am Top

The book was about a young girl whose single mom was a taxi driver. Her grandmother lived with them & she died of scarlet fever.

2bookel
Edited: Apr 29, 2011, 9:14am Top

Best sellers: Volume 40

University of Scranton. Library, University of Scranton, Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation - 1980 - Snippet view
It is not easy to be taunted by one's peers as "the latch-key kid" whose mother is a taxi driver. Life changes for the better, however, when Martha's grandmother, Flossie Trevor, moves into the household.
... who makes house calls during Martha's bout with scarlet fever, may be interested in marrying Kate Trevor. ...

Does this sound familiar?

Judy Frank Mearian, Someone Slightly Different.
Dial, 197p., $8.95 Twelve-year-old Martha Trevor is slightly different only in that her parents are divorced and her mother is the breadwinner. Martha has a fantasy of her father as the ...

3JenniferBanta
May 6, 2011, 2:16pm Top

This has got to be it. Thank you so much.

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