The year we sailed the sun

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Orphaned Julia never expected to be sent away, especially not to the ill-named House of Mercy. But adventure awaits her in this historical journey, based on a true story. "Go home," eleven-year-old orphan Julia Delaney is told, but home for her is gone. Spirited and strong, Julia faces a cruel life at an orphanage--the House of Mercy--blistering cold winters, and countless disappointments. But not even hopeful Julia can imagine what awaits her in Montana--and with the help of a miracle or two, she sets the sun a-sailing. Like the heroines of the beloved American Girls series, Julia's journey paints a vivid picture of United States history. Based on the true story of a real girl, with additional details explained in an Author's Note, The Year We Sailed the Sun is historical fiction at its best.
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display_description In St. Louis, Missouri, in 1911, orphaned eleven-year-old Julia Delaney rails against countless disappointments and the nun's strict rules at the House of Mercy, especially after her sister Mary turns fourteen and must leave, but she, her family, and best friend get tangled up with a gangster and a decade-old mystery.
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subject_facet Behavior. -- Juvenile fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Gangsters -- Juvenile fiction, Nuns -- Juvenile fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction, Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The year we sailed the sun
title_full The year we sailed the sun / by Theresa Nelson
title_short The year we sailed the sun
topic_facet Behavior, Brothers and sisters, History, Nuns, Orphans