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Cake

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Cake

Love, Chickens, and a Taste of Peculiar

By Joyce Magnin; Olga And Aleksey Ivanov (Illustrator)

Zondervan, Hardcover, 9780310733331, 221pp.

Publication Date: December 25, 2012

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More than frosting filled those cakes...

Wilma Sue seems destined to go from one foster home to the next--until she is sent to live with sisters and missionaries, Ruth and Naomi. Do they really care about Wilma Sue, or are they just looking for a Cinderella-style farmhand to help raise chickens and bake cakes?

As Wilma Sue adjusts to her new surroundings and helps deliver -special- cakes, Wilma Sue realizes there's something strange going on. She starts looking for secret ingredients, and along the way she makes a new friend, Penny. When Penny and her mother hit a rough patch, Naomi decides to make her own version of cake--with disastrous results. Then tragedy strikes the chickens, and all fingers point to Wilma Sue--just when she was starting to believe she could at last find a permanent home with Ruth and Naomi. Will the sisters turn her out, or will she discover what it feels like to be truly loved?
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