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Desperate Journey


Author: Jim  Murphy
Publisher: Scholastic
Subject/Category: 6-10
Year Reviewed:: 2007
ISBN: 0439078067
Review: Jim Murphy builds in lots of suspense to the story, and you feel as if you're traveling along the Erie Canal in 1848 with the family of 12-year-old Maggie Haggerty. Maggie is a truly compelling character who, with her family, triumphs against all odds.

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