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Strange School, Secret Wish

By Zena Faith Levine

A review of Strange School, Secret Wish by Bernice Gold

Published on April 1, 2002

Strange School, Secret Wish
Bernice Gold

Beach Holme Publishing

In Bernice Gold’s Strange School, Secret Wish, preteens can follow Jenny Merrill’s passionate search for the perfect violin as she travels with her family through 1920s Northern Ontario in a railway car that serves as both the communities’ school and her home. mRb

Zena Faith Levine is a Montreal freelance writer and editor.



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