Wonder Show by Hannah Rodgers Barnaby


Wonder Show by Hannah Rodgers Barnaby

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step inside Mosco's Traveling Wonder Show, a menagerie of human curiosities and misfits guaranteed to astound and amaze! Perhaps the strangest act of Mosco's display is Portia Remini, a normal among the freaks, on the run from McGreavy's Home for Wayward Girls, where Mister watches and waits. He said he would always find Portia, that she could never leave. Free at last, Portia begins a new life on the bally, seeking answers about her father's disappearance. Will she find him before Mister finds her? It's a story for the ages, and like everyone who enters the Wonder Show, Portia will never be the same.


Nominated for the William C. Morris YA Debut Award

A Kirkus Best Teen Book of 2012

Broken but resilient, Portia is a sympathetic heroine whose simple, unadorned need for love and acceptance will be immediately recognizable to any young reader.


Through skillful description, the dreariness of the Home and the fantastical nature of the carnival world comes vividly to life.


* Infused with nostalgia and affection, this celebration of the deliberately constructed self will hold readers in its spell from beginning to end.

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288 pages


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Publication date

29th October 2013



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