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Sawyer, Ruth (Author); Angelo,Valenti (Illustrator)

Roller Skates

Roller Skates

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New York: The Viking Press, 1945. Eighth printing. Quarto volume with pictorial blue dust jacket, red and blue foil printing on cloth-backed boards; black and white illustrations; 24 cm, 186p. Clean pages and tight binding ,some browning and a gift inscription on end pages, small pen mark on inside dust jacket, foxing on boards with red and blue stamping still vibrant, browning on spine and small stain on front of dust jacket. Gold Newberry award stamp on front of dust jacke, in archival mylar. . Hardcover.

Liberated for a year from her parents' restrictions, ten-year-old Lucinda discovers true freedom in the care of her temporary guardians as she roller skates around the streets of turn-of-the-century New York.About the author: Ruth Sawyer received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in 1965 for her lifetime achievement in children's literature (From Wikipedia)

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