Peg's love of candy makes working at the Lollipop Tree - a factory that makes lollipops - the perfect place to work. Even Darcy, the stern receptionist can't dampen Peg's spirits. And Hiram - called Hi - keeps Peg laughing. Peg and Korky work two days a week at the factory. But Peg's curious nature has her asking questions: Why can't she smell the candy being made? Or do lollipops smell as they're made? And why aren't the lollipops sold in her hometown of Redmond? No one answers her questions. ... more info>>
"I have some good news. Twenty of you have been chosen to take a ride on a train." Ten year-old William Dunbar was excited. William hoped his siter Elise and he were picked for the exciting train ride, but only William was chosen. Maybe Elise could go another time, he figured, but that wasn't meant to be. This wasn't a fun-filled train ride. This trip was a permanent one--out of New York, headed west, and away from any family William had ever known.