When the Circus Came to Town

By Laurence Yep
Illustrators Illustrated by Suling Wang Publisher HarperCollins Imprint HarperCollins ISBN


When the Circus Came to Town

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Ursula is happy in her small Montana town and loves her parents’ busy stagecoach station until a bout of small pox leaves her permanently disfigured, and she decides to stay in her room forever. Then a Chinese cook named Ah Sam comes to work at the station, and the two gradually become friends. Based on actual events in early twentieth-century Montana.
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