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Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place

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ISBN-10: 0689866372

ISBN-13: 9780689866371

Edition: 2006 (Reprint)

Authors: E. L. Konigsburg

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I Prefer Not To.... That's Margaret Rose Kane's response to every activity she's asked to participate in at the summer camp to which she's been exiled while her parents are in Peru. So Margaret Rose is delighted when her beloved uncles rescue her from Camp Talequa, with its uptight camp director and cruel cabinmates, and bring her to stay with them at their wonderful house at 19 Schuyler Place. But Margaret Rose soon discovers that something is terribly wrong at 19 Schuyler Place. People in their newly gentrified neighborhood want to get rid of the three magnificent towers the uncles have spent forty-five years lovingly constructing of scrap metal and shards of glass and porcelain.…    
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Book details

List price: $8.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Publication date: 1/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Frances Hodgson Burnett wrote for children and adults, publishing both plays and novels. She was born in Manchester, England, on November 24, 1849. Her father, who owned a furniture store, died when she was only four years old. Her mother struggled to keep the family business running while trying to raise five children. Finally, because of the failing Manchester economy, the family sold the store and immigrated to the United States. In 1865 they settled just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. Hoping to offset her family's continuing financial troubles, Burnett began to submit her stories to women's magazines. She was immediately successful. In the late 1860s her stories were published in…