They tell Jip he tumbled off the back of a wagon when he was small,and no one ever came back for him. He never had reason to question this talebut then a stranger shows up and begins asking about him around town. Who is this man, and could he possibly know something about Jip's mysterious past?
This historical novel about a maltreated orphan "is full of revelations and surprises," said PW's starred review; "first-rate entertainment." Ages 10-14. (Oct.)