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Hope Was Here

Author: Bauer, Joan

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group

List Price:$16.99
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Hope Was Here : When 16-year-old Hope, waitress extraordinaire, moves cross-country to Wisconsin with her aunt Addie to run the Welcome Stairways Diner, Hope isn't sure she'll fit in. But she quickly finds herself involved in the small town's mayoral race, as G. T., owner of the diner, surprises everyone with his entry into the race. After all, G. T. has leukemia. And his opponent is the previously undefeated longtime mayor. Some think G. T. is crazy, but Hope sees the goodness and power in him. Will everyone else see it too? Joan Bauer, known for creating strong, unique, feminine characters, finds in Hope a sharp heroine who won't soon be forgotten.

Category   Subject
Tweens Fiction   Social Situations

Award:Caldecott Award
ISBN 13:9780399231421
ISBN 10:0399231420
Size:8.58" l x 5.78" w x 0.78" h
Ages: 8 - 12
Grade Lvl: Young Adult

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