Rose Collins is a 12 year old Melungeon girl from the mountains of Kentucky, recently orphaned. She is sent to live with her only relative, Aunt Margaret,who lives and works on the Keller estate in Virginia. This is the early 50's and Rose encounters bigotry in school primarily by Carl Cutlipp. After an accident Rose's blood is typed revealing that she has been adopted. The hunt for her birth parents takes them back to Kentucky and an orphanage that keeps showing up in Rose's dreams. Upon their return they discover that Mr. Keller has died; thus begins the twists and turns of finding the rightful heirs of the Keller fortune. Will it be Aunt Margaret or William Keller, an unknown half-brother who seems to appear from no where? The answer can be found in the second book of the "Rose Series" "From the Attic Window."
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