Mike Kelly, almost 12, is adopted by the Friedrichs, a German immigrant farm family living in Missouri. His new stepmother is kind, but his stepfather is very strict. As for their son, Gunter, he's just a bully who finds countless ways to get Mike in deep trouble. Mike knows he has no alternative but to try and make the best of his new life. When he begins to suspect that the Friedrichs are hiding something, however, he vows to uncover their secret. Can Mike find a way to expose the truth without risking his own life?
Format: Paperback Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 1996 Dimensions: 6.88 X 4.16 X 0.47 (inches) ISBN: 0440226783
ISBN-13: 9780440226789 UPC: 071009226784 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Ages: 9-12 Series:Orphan Train Adventures
As the saga of the Kelly children continues, Mike Kelly is adopted by a German immigrant farm family living in Missouri. Although they are kind to him, they are mainly interested in having cheap labor.