Nowhere, Now Here

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American Girl Publishing, Incorporated, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 149 pages
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These contemporary novels feature girls who face everyday challenges and more serious problems as they approach their teen years. In figuring out how to cope when life is less than perfect, they begin to understand what growing up is all about.

When Laney's family trades their beachfront house in Florida for an alpaca ranch in Colorado, Laney is as flabbergasted as she is miserable. But there's more on the horizon of the dry, dusty prairie than Laney realizes -- a lot more!

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When her family moves from Florida to the Colorado prairie to raise alpacas, twelve -year-old Laney must leave behind the ocean she loves and accept the new landscape and life ahead of her. Read full review

About the author (2000)

Ann Howard Creel was born on July 24, 1953. By the age of ten she was writing daily in a diary, and by the age of twelve she had written a novel. She attended the University of Texas, received a degree in nursing, and became a Registered Nurse. After moving to California in 1985 she went back to school and earned a Master's degree. She loved her nursing career, but the urge to write never left her, so she began to write again at night after work when she moved to Colorado. She took two creative writing courses in Durango, Colorado and then wrote her first novel, Water at the Blue Earth. She still works as a school nurse in the Denver area and writes part-time. Her titles include A Ceiling of Stars, Call Me the Canyon, and The Magic of the Ordinary Days.

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