The Courage of Elfina

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Pub Date 01 Aug 2019 | Archive Date 11 Sep 2019
James Lorimer & Company, Lorimer Children & Teens

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Twelve-year-old Elfina lives with her grandmother in Paraguay. When a distant relative offers to have Elfina come live with her in the city so she can attend school, Elfina's grandmother sends her off for a better life. But life with her relatives isn't what Elfina thought it would be, and soon Elfina finds herself far away from home, living in Canada, and kept as a domestic servant by the family. School and an education are now a distant dream. When Elfina's uncle makes inappropriate advances toward her, she knows she must somehow find the courage to escape and return home. But who will help her?

Twelve-year-old Elfina lives with her grandmother in Paraguay. When a distant relative offers to have Elfina come live with her in the city so she can attend school, Elfina's grandmother sends her...


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