Worth

Worth

Paperback - 2006
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Before the accident Nathaniel's life seemed pretty good. His help around the farm made his father proud. But now, with a busted leg, Nathaniel can't do farmwork anymore, so his father adopts another son through the Orphan Train. Feeling replaced and useless, Nathaniel attends school for the first time. Meanwhile, sturdy and strong John is able to do the work that earns Pa's attention.

But the truth is, John Worth has his own set of troubles. He is treated more like a servant than a son. Kept awake at night by nightmares of his family's death, he remembers having a pa who took pride in him. But now he has no one, until a community battle and a special book reveal a potential friend -- and a chance for understanding.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin, 2006
ISBN: 9781416916246
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Living on a farm requires hard work, and, when Nathaniel breaks his leg and can't do any work, his father adopts another son through the orphan train. However, John is treated more like a servant than family. Can Nathaniel and John forge a friendship that will save them both?


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