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    The downstairs girl

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    The downstairs girl

    Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather), author.

    "1890, Atlanta. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel Caroline Payne, the daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for 'the genteel Southern lady'"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Cinders & sapphires

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    Cinders & sapphires

    Rasheed, Leila.

    "The intertwined lives of the prominent Averley family and the servants of Somerton Court are forever changed when an old secret comes to light"-- Provided by publisher.

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    The queen of water

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    The queen of water

    Resau, Laura.

    A child in Ecuador is sent to be the servant of a rich mestizo family where she is mistreated. She teaches herself to read and write and escapes, but she is lost between two cultures. Based on a true story.

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    The hired girl

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    The hired girl

    Schlitz, Laura Amy.

    "Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, just like the heroines in her beloved novels, yearns for real life and true love. But what hope is there for adventure, beauty, or art on a hardscrabble farm in Pennsylvania where the work never ends? Over the summer of 1911, Joan pours her heart out into her diary as she seeks a new, better life for herself--because maybe, just maybe, a hired girl cleaning and cooking for six dollars a week can become what a farm girl could only dream of--a woman with a future."--Front jacket flap.

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    Meet Samantha

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    Meet Samantha : an American girl

    Adler, Susan S., 1946-

    In 1904, nine-year-old Samantha, an orphan living with her wealthy grandmother, and her servant friend Nellie have a midnight adventure.

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    The night gardener

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    The night gardener

    Auxier, Jonathan.

    Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.

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    The Friend

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    The Friend

    Stewart, Sarah, 1939-

    With Mom too busy and Dad away much of the time, Belle finds companionship with a household employee who after each day's work takes Belle "hand in hand" to the beach.

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