To Dance at the Palais Royale

To Dance at the Palais Royale

Book - 2006
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The bewitching story of Aggie, a 17-year-old Scottish girl who comes to Canadain 1928 to work as a domestic servant in a wealthy Toronto home, won numerous
literary awards when it was first published almost 10 years ago. To Dance at thePalais Royale captured the following honours:
* The Violet Downey Book Award, IODE National Chapter
* The Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction
* Ann Connor Brimer Award
* Mr. Christie's Book Award Finalist
* Canadian Library Association Honour Book
This wonderful portrayal of a young woman's coming of age, set against lifein Toronto's jazz era, is now poised to capture the hearts of a new generation ofyoung girls.

Publisher: Toronto : HarperTrophyCanada, 2006, c1996
ISBN: 9780006395416
Branch Call Number: YA FIC McNau 3567
Characteristics: 246 p


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Aug 22, 2012

This book is absolutely my favorite book!! a definite must read. The cover does look funny but dont judge it by the cover


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Aug 22, 2012

The story takes place in 1928 Scotland where 17 year old Aggie decides to move to Toronto with her sister to help out her family and seven siblings. There she meets many friends, gets a job as a domestic servants and learns all about the city life that awaits her in Canada.This is a great story of love, hardship and family.

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