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Ryan, Pam Munoz.
RIDING FREEDOM
New York : Scholastic, 1998.
IL 3-6  RL 4.8
ISBN 059095766X
My name is Charlotte Parkhurst and I was born in the mid 1800ís. I live in an orphanage, but Iím not like other girls. I hate wearing dresses and cooking, but I love fighting and climbing trees. My special love is horses. So, Iíve devised a plan. Iíve cut my hair, put on boys clothing, and run away from the orphanage. Iím learning to be a stage coach driver. No one knows my secret. Can I pull it off? Read my real life story to see just how spunky and courageous I am! (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Committee)
SUBJECTS:     Parkhurst, Charley, d. 1879 -- Fiction.
                        Mistaken identity -- Fiction.
                        California -- History, 1850-1950 -- Fiction.

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