But the price doesn't seem too highuntil she comes to know a boy who for no accountable reason has become a class outcast. When Lizabeth's friendship with him grows, she finds her loyalties torn, trying to keep the secret friendship from the V.I.G.'s and B.'s.
NLAPW Children's Book Award.
"...discovering that a classroom pariah can become a friend is treated deftly and perceptively." (Center for Children's Books)
Author Biography: Barbara Brooks Wallace is the author of many books for children. She is noted particularly for her Victorian mysteries, or gothics, often described by reviewers as "Dickensian." Both her Twin in the Tavern and Sparrows in the Scullery have won Mystery Writers of America Edgar Awards. Peppermints in the Parlor was a winner of the William Allan White Award.
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