Who is the mysterious Danny Gold who shows up one day and rescues Joey Bergson from a bully? He’s eager to help the Bergson boys earn money, and he compliments their mother on her cooking. Yet he also enjoys showing off, and he won’t tell anyone where he came from or why. The Bergson children can’t help wondering what Danny is up to. Is he a fugitive? A thief? Or is Danny really a good guy deep down? In this engaging tale set on the Lower East Side of the 1920s, young readers will be intrigued by the lively orphaned boy who gives as much as he takes, as well as by the kind Jewish family that welcomes him in. Who is the real Danny Gold? Get ready for some surprises.