Small Bones

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Orca Book Publishers, Sep 29, 2015 - Young Adult Fiction - 256 pages
Dot, whose name reflects her stature, has always had big dreams, she wants to be a dress designer like Mary Quant, but her dreams have to be put on hold while she searches for the truth about her parents. She gets a job as a seamstress at a lakeside resort in rural Ontario and falls hard for Eddie, a charming local boy who is equal parts helpful and distracting as Dot investigates her past. Searching for answers to questions about her birth, Dot learns more than she ever wanted to about the terrible effects of war, the legacy of deceit, and the enduring nature of love.
 

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I got an ARC of Small Bones awhile ago but I misplaced it. As soon as I found it I picked it up and read it. I am so happy that I finally found it and read it because it was good. I’m not exactly sure ... Read full review

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User Review  - Deedledee - LibraryThing

Part of a series of books about seven girls who are thrust out into the world when their orphanage burns down. In Small Bones, we meet Dot who is seeking her father based on the jacket she was found ... Read full review

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Contents

Prologue
1
Chapter one
6
Chapter two
24
Chapter three
37
Chapter four
46
Chapter five
51
Chapter six
64
Chapter seven
70
Chapter twenty
168
Chapter twentyone
170
Chapter twentytwo
174
Chapter twentythree
180
Chapter twentyfour
188
Chapter twentyfive
193
Chapter twentysix
195
Chapter twentyseven
198

Chapter eight
86
Chapter nine
90
Chapter ten
98
Chapter eleven
104
Chapter twelve
108
Chapter thirteen
115
Chapter fourteen
130
Chapter fifteen
133
Chapter sixteen
142
Chapter seventeen
147
Chapter eighteen
153
Chapter nineteen
157
Chapter twentyeight
204
Chapter twentynine
208
Chapter thirty
213
Chapter thirtyone
217
Chapter thirtytwo
220
Chapter thirtythree
223
Chapter thirtyfour
228
Chapter thirtyfive
232
Chapter thirtysix
238
Copyright Page
242
Copyright

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About the author (2015)

A superb storyteller."- Canadian Children's Book NewsVicki Grant left her career in advertising and television to write her first novel, The Puppet Wrangler, in 2004. She enjoys writing for young adults, with a particular interest in reluctant readers. Vicki's books have gone on to win many awards, including the prestigious Arthur Ellis Award in 2006. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her husband and three children. More information is available at www.vickigrant.com.

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