Ten cents a dance /

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by Fletcher, Christine,
[ 02. English Fiction ] Published by : Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books : | Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, (New York :) Physical details: 356 p. ; 21 cm. Subject(s): Dance --Fiction. | Nightclubs --Fiction. | Conduct of life --Fiction. | Poverty --Fiction. | Family life --Illinois --Chicago --Fiction. | World War, 1939-1945 --Fiction. | Chicago (Ill.) --History --20th century --Juvenile fiction. | Chicago (Ill.) --History --20th century --Fiction. Year : 2008 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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Bluefield High School F FLE Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 356).

In 1940s Chicago, fifteen-year-old Ruby hopes to escape poverty by becoming a taxi dancer in a nightclub, but the work has unforeseen dangers and hiding the truth from her family and friends becomes increasingly difficult.