The Clock

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By James Collier
Publisher Yearling
The Clock
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When her spendthrift father goes into debt after buying a sheep and the inner workings of a clock, fifteenyearold Annie Steele is sent to work in the towns new wool mill to help support her family. Her job is full of risk especially after she and her friend Robert discover that the mills cruel overseer is stealing bags of wool and decide to do something about it.Annie longs for the chance to continue her schooling and become a teacher. Will she ever be able to leave the mill?An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists

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37901 words37,901 words
176 pages176 pages
Lexile 760LLexile 760L
Published 1994Published 1994

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0440409993

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