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By Connie Hertzberg Mayo

ISBN-10: 1631520016

ISBN-13: 9781631520013

Winner of the 2016 Gold Medal for most sensible nearby Fiction, self reliant writer booklet Awards

In 1889, the Boston Farm university didn’t settle for boys with any type of legal list. Which made it the precise hiding position for 2 boys who by chance killed someone.

Charles has been residing on my own at the streets of Boston for the final of his twelve years. Aidan’s mother can’t remain sober sufficient to maintain her task. whilst the lads staff up, Charles teaches Aidan the artwork of rolling drunks within the saloon and brothel district, and lifestyles begins to seem up—until a theft is going horribly mistaken one evening they usually have to go away town or threat arrest.

When the lads con their means into The Boston Farm School—located on an island one mile out in Boston Harbor—they imagine they’ve cheated destiny. however the Superintendent is enthusiastic about protecting the undesirable aspect out of his tuition, and as either their tale and their friendship begin to splinter, Charles and Aidan realize they aren't as faraway from the legislations as that they had hoped.

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