The Boldness of Betty
SPECSAVERS CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR (SENIOR) 2020 – Shortlisted
1913, Betty Rafferty must leave school to work in a cake shop, serving fancy cakes to rude, rich people. But life in Dublin becomes anything but boring when industrial unrest brings the city to a halt. Betty soon discovers life on the picket line in the lashing rain isn’t much fun, but workers have to stand together – no matter what!
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