Runaway Alice Author:Frances Salomon Murphy "If you keep running away, Alice," says Miss Cannon, "I won't find the right home for you." — "Perhaps I won't ever find the right home," orphaned Alice says sadly. — Then - for just a few weeks - Alice goes to say on a farm with the Potters. They are the happiest weeks in Alice's life. No one could want a more wonderful home or a better father ... more »and mother than Mr. and Mrs. Potter.
But Alice can't forget that she heard Mrs. Potter say, "You know, Miss Cannon, I really want a boy."« less