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Close to Famous (Paperback)

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    A novel full of heart, humor, and charm from Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer!

    When twelve-year-old Foster and her mother land in the tiny town of Culpepper, they don't know what to expect. But folks quickly warm to the woman with th......more

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A novel full of heart, humor, and charm from Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer!

When twelve-year-old Foster and her mother land in the tiny town of Culpepper, they don't know what to expect. But folks quickly warm to the woman with the great voice and the girl who can bake like nobody's business. Soon Foster - who dreams of having her own cooking show one day - lands herself a gig baking for the local coffee shop, and gets herself some much-needed help in overcoming her biggest challenge - learning to read . . . just as Foster and Mama start to feel at ease, their past catches up to them. Thanks to the folks in Culpepper, though Foster and her mama find the strength to put their troubles behind them for good.

Joan Bauer (www.joanbauer.com) has won critical acclaim for her many books, which include the Newbery Honor Book Hope Was Here and Rules of the Road, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Author:
Bauer, Joan
Genre:
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship
Audience:
Children/juvenile
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
250
Language:
English
Publisher:
Puffin
Publish Date:
01/05/2012
Copyright Year:
2012
ISBN:
9780142420171
Height:
8.25 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.5 lb
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