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Close to Famous

Bauer, Joan, 1951- Book - 2011 Y Fiction / Bauer, Joan 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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Call Number: Y Fiction / Bauer, Joan
On Shelf At: Downtown Library

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Downtown Kids Books Y Fiction / Bauer, Joan Downtown Library On Shelf

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.


Awesome submitted by leehannah on July 24, 2012, 10:36pm I absolutely love this book! It was so interesting and I really thought that the other did an excellent job of writing this book! It is definitely one of my top 10 picks.

Great Book submitted by bpascoe on July 25, 2013, 9:43am This was a really fun book to read. It incorporated an intriguing story plot along with fun facts about baking. It was especially enjoyable because I like baking a lot also.

LOVE THIS:):):):)!!!!! submitted by eva petroff on December 13, 2014, 10:14am This author, Joan Bauer, is my absolute favorite author ever, and this book is no exception. it's amazing! I love this book! Can't wait to read the next one!

BEST BOOK EVER! submitted by boone.squirrels on June 21, 2015, 6:16pm This book is absolutely amazing, from start to finish! The story is super well thought out and is a great read!

Awsome submitted by Lilymarie on August 21, 2015, 11:37am Great book, the plot is so interesting.

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New York : Viking, 2011.
Year Published: 2011
Description: 250 p. ; 22 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

Lexile: 540

9780670012824 (hardcover)
0670012823 (hardcover)

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