BOOKS
About this Book
Emily's Fortune
Emily's Fortune
Enlarge Image

Emily's Fortune

Written by Phyllis Reynolds NaylorAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor


· Yearling
· Trade Paperback · November 8, 2011 · $6.99 · 978-0-375-84492-8 (0-375-84492-9)
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

  • Add to Barnes and Noble Wish List
  • Add to Good Reads
  • Add to Librarything
  • Add to Shelfari

Read an Excerpt
Painted on the door of the carriage was a sign that read
 
Catchum Child-Catching Services
Trumpet Junction Branch
Orphans, Strays, and Roustabouts
Rounded Up Quickly
 
Emily jumped behind a mail cart so fast that she bumped into a boy in a faded brown jacket.
 
"Hey!" he said. "Watch where you're going!" And then, "You're an orphan too, aren't you?"
 
"How did you know?" she asked him.
 
He shrugged. "Saw you trying to hide from the Child Catchers, just like I used to do."
 


From the Hardcover edition.

Excerpted from Emily's Fortune by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Copyright © 2010 by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Excerpted by permission of Yearling, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.