Hope was here

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Scholastic, 2001 - Cancer fiction, Wisconsin fiction - 186 pages
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When sixteen-year-old Hope and the aunt who has raised her move from Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin, to work as waitress and cook in the Welcome Stairways diner, they become involved with the diner owner's political campaign to oust the town's corrupt mayor.

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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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