The Staircase (Great Episodes) (Great Episodes (Paperback))

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Paperback. Pub Date: June. 2002 Pages: 240 Publisher: Graphia Who really built The miraculous Staircase in The Chapel of Loretto in Santa Fe How could Lizzy Enders's father leave HER in girls A school run by the Sisters of Loretto in Santa Fe She's surrounded by Catholics. who pray to Saint Joseph and whose saints keep watch over her-and she's Methodist! Taunted by the other boarders. Lizzy befriends a wandering carpenter named Jose. who with just three tools - and his unflagging faith - builds a staircase to the choir loft of the new chapel. Through their friendship. Lizzy discovers the inner strength to forgive and to trust. Working from the legend of the miraculous staircase in the Chapel of Loretto in Santa Fe. Ann Rinaldi skillfully blends the mystery surrounding the builder of the staircase with the daily trials of a young girl growing up in the 1870s. About the Author...

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How could Lizzy Enders's father abandon her at a girls school run by nuns? She's surrounded by Catholics--but she's Methodist! Shunned by the other boarders, Lizzy befriends a wandering carpenter named Jose, who with just three tools--and unflagging faith--builds an elaborate spiral staircase in the new chapel in mere weeks. When he disappears without a trace, Lizzy realizes that the way she sees things is not always the way they are.
Inspired by the legend of the "miraculous" staircase in the Chapel of Loretto in Santa Fe, Ann Rinaldi skillfully blends the mystery surrounding the staircase's builder with the daily trials of a spunky thirteen-year-old girl growing up in the 1870s.

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"Rinaldi delivers another winning historical novel."--Publishers Weekly
"Engrossing. . . . Thrumming with mini-adventures and vivid characters."--Kirkus Reviews

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