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The promise

Author: Nicola Davies; Laura Carlin
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : First U.S. paperback edition 2017View 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: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Davies; Laura Carlin
ISBN: 0763693030 9780763693039
OCLC Number: 953597553
Notes: "Ages 5-9"--page [4] of cover.
Responsibility: Nicola Davis ; 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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