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Toronto : Tundra, 2003.
IL 3-6, RL 5.1
1884 and we are in New York City. Meet Josephine. She is 12
years old but only 28 inches tall. Josephine hasn't had a great life
so far. Her parents used to charge people a penny a piece to look
at her as if she were a freak. And then she was placed in the MacLaren
Academy for Girls. No, she wasn't a student. She was more of
a slave. She was mistreated and tormented by the girls. So,
she runs away and now finds herself in the Museum of Earthly Astonishments.
Billed as Little Jo-Jo, the smallest girl in the world, she becomes the
star attraction for the show. But Mrs. MacLaren isn't giving up that
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