"Well-written with loving detail about life in coastal Maine and a lesson clearly taught about the importance of friends and community, this is a story that will linger in the hearts of readers. (historical notes) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Living in Boston, 12-year-old Jake Webber and his family were used to fine parties, music, candles and elegant clothes, and Jake was responsible only for going to school, being polite and staying out of the way.
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