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Like a lady

Author: Helen Fern Daringer
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace [©1955]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]
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"Near Chicago, Johanna lives with her widowed mother and her mild little sister Abbie- mild that is, in contrast to Johanna's vim. Almost as soon as the school year starts, so do the problems. First there is the most irritating new boy imaginable, Miles Aldrich- a real sissy who comes to school with a chauffeur. Then the Oak Corners' Mothers Committee- (meeting at school where Johanna overhears them) hesitates to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Fern Daringer
OCLC Number: 1416396
Description: 218 pages illustrations 21 cm
Responsibility: Helen Fern Daringer, illustrated by Susan Knight.

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"Near Chicago, Johanna lives with her widowed mother and her mild little sister Abbie- mild that is, in contrast to Johanna's vim. Almost as soon as the school year starts, so do the problems. First there is the most irritating new boy imaginable, Miles Aldrich- a real sissy who comes to school with a chauffeur. Then the Oak Corners' Mothers Committee- (meeting at school where Johanna overhears them) hesitates to send Mrs. Jones to a convention as their representative because her clothes look shabby. Incensed, Johanna starts out to earn enough money for a new outfit and in the process Miles becomes her friend and Johanna grows up."--Kirkus Reviews.

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