Hope was Here

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Putnam, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 186 pages
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After moving to Wisconsin to run a diner with her aunt, 16-year-old Hope finds herself involved in the small town's mayoral race, where the G.T., owner of the diner, enters the race against the undefeated longtime mayor. G.T. has leukemia, but Hope sees the goodness and power in him.

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Writing & plot could have been better - Goodreads
The ending was sad, but predicted - Goodreads
I love the character development in this book. - Goodreads
Great book really enjoyed the characters and the plot. - Goodreads
It is a nice intro to deeper issues in literature. - Goodreads
But the ending made me cry. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Russg - Goodreads

Good story and a strong character in the leading girl. Why not five stars: the answers in this book come a little too easily - the "good" is a little too good and the "evil" is a little too evil. Even ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rureader - Goodreads

Love Joan Bauer, and this wasn't any different than all of her other books. It had a lot of hope, just like the main character, Hope. Would recommend to anybody Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2000)

Joan Bauer is the critically acclaimed author of numerous young adult novels, including Rules of the Road (recipient of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize), Best Foot Forward and Peeled. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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