Monday, August 8, 2011

Close to Famous by Joan Bauer

"The last place I thought I'd be when this day began is where I am, which is in a car."

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Twelve-year-old Foster McFee and her mother escape from her mother's abusive boyfriend and end up in the small town of Culpepper, West Virginia, where they use their strengths and challenge themselves to build a new life, with the help of the friends they make there.

Viking; 250 pages

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My eleven year old daughter and I both loved this one. Not a Newbery contender but a really good book we recommend to others.