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Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Haunting and unforgettable novel of love, loss, and hope.

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Readers may find the beginning slow going, but those who keep reading will be rewarded with an almost impossible-to-put-down storyline filled with unexpected plot twists. While Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All is a work of fiction, author Ruby reveals in the author's note that her mother-in-law, Frances, lived in a Chicago orphanage during the Great Depression and World War II and that she relied heavily on the recollections of Frances and her siblings, Toni and Vito, to vividly re-create what daily life was like at a Catholic orphanage.

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