by Lisa McCourt Hollar
Lucy wants to be with Tom, but her father, the towns mayor, has forbidden it. Lucy is only 15 and Tom is 21. Lucy is also pregnant and her father intends to avoid a scandal by forcing her to give her baby up. So when a strange clown knocks on her door with a note from Tom, Lucy follows him. Can he really intend for them to run off with the carnival, but things are not as they seem.