If you like Firegirl by Tony Abbott

Firegirl by Tony Abbott

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Firegirl by Tony Abbott
A middle school boy's life is changed when Jessica, a girl disfigured by burns, starts attending his Catholic school, while receiving treatment at a local hospital. (catalog summary)

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