Runaway Alice - a Nickel for Alice Author:Frances Salomon Murphy "If you keep running away, Alice," says Miss Cannon, "I can'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 stay 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