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The Wrong Coat

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5, 6
Page count: 5


Rose Terry

Appeared in

The St. Nicholas Anthology

Story Summary

When young Jack Parry is orphaned by a fire he receives a coat from the local aid shelter but the coat was clearly there by mistake. When he tracks down the owner he gets a reward better than he could ever imagine.