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The promise

Author: Nicola Davies; Laura Carlin
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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On a mean street in a mean, broken city, a young girl tries to snatch an old woman's bag. But the frail old woman, holding on with the strength of heroes, says the thief can't have it without giving something in return: the promise. It is the beginning of a journey that will change the thieving girl's life--and a chance to change the world, for good.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Davies; Laura Carlin
ISBN: 9780763666330 0763666335
OCLC Number: 852457529
Language Note: Text in English.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Laura Carlin.

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On a mean street in a mean, broken city, a young girl tries to snatch an old woman's bag. But the frail old woman, holding on with the strength of heroes, says the thief can't have it without giving something in return: the promise. It is the beginning of a journey that will change the thieving girl's life--and a chance to change the world, for good.

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