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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0590439030, Paperback)Hardened after the death of her Pa and brother, Ada lives her life in silence in her Aunt Dottie's Chicago home, refusing to let down her defenses. Reprint. AB. SLJ. K.
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When Ada, a tough, street-fighting transplant from coal mining country to the Chicago slums, gets the no-nonsense Ms. Walker as a teacher, she learns that there are other ways to stand up for yourself.
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