Toby Tyler

or, Ten Weeks with a Circus

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Author: James Otis (James Otis Kaler)
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,933 / 146 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 885
mnybks.net#: 5399
Origin: gutenberg.org
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k at once.

"No, no, that won't do," said Mr. Lord, cautiously. "If your uncle Daniel should see you working here, he might mistrust something, and then you couldn't get away."

"I don't believe he'd try to stop me," said Toby, confidently; "for he's told me lots of times that it was a sorry day for him when he found me."

"We won't take any chances, my son," was the reply, in a very benevolent tone, as he patted Toby on the head, and at the same time handed him a piece of pasteboard. "There's a ticket for the circus, and you come around to see me about ten o'clock to-night. I'll put you on one of the wagons, and by to-morrow morning your uncle Daniel will have hard work to find you."

If Toby had followed his inclinations, the chances are that he would have fallen on his knees, and kissed Mr. Lord's hands in the excess of his gratitude. But not knowing exactly how such a show of thankfulness might be received, he contented himself by repeatedly promising that he would be punctual to t

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2006.03.08
L Knoll
****.

Excellent novel for at risk population; used with SPED students with reading levels 7 - 10 grade. Students enjoyed the period novel about the young boy's ten days in the circus and desire to return to his previous life.
Used on PDAs. Adventure and lessons of compassion, trust and love.


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