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The Woodcraft Girls in the City

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,372 / 225 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 434
Added to site: 2011.10.09
mnybks.net#: 30868
Genre: Young Readers

A splendid adventure with an ever so crafty gang!

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that desirable camp-site.

"I could use the rear porch that opens from our dining-room windows," added Nita.

"We have a box-like porch on the second floor that has a back-stair going down from it. It is screened in and can be used for a sleeping-place, I s'pose," murmured Elena.

"Our flat-house was built soon after Noah landed so we have no sleeping-porch, but I might hang a cot from the fire-escape--until the police make me take it down," ventured Hilda, with a thoughtful manner.

The others shouted with merriment at the idea of big muscular Hilda swinging from a fire-escape over the street.

"I have my lodging all planned out," now said Zan. "I shall utilise that square of side-piazza roof over the entrance to Dad's office. It has a two-foot high coping about it and that makes it perfectly safe for me in the dark. I can use a screen, too, to hide the cot from the street."

"You girls have all caught my last-night's idea so suddenly that I haven't had an opportunity to c

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