Close to Famous

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Viking Childrens Books, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 250 pages
34 Reviews
Foster McFee dreams of having her own cooking show like her idol, celebrity chef Sonny Kroll. Macon Dillard's goal is to be a documentary filmmaker. Foster's mother Rayka longs to be a headliner instead of a back-up singer. And Miss Charleena plans a triumphant return to Hollywood. Everyone has a dream, but nobody is even close to famous in the little town of Culpepper. Until some unexpected events shake the town and its inhabitants-and put their big ambitions to the test. Full of humor, unforgettable characters, surprises, and lots and lots of heart, this is Joan Bauer at her most engaging.

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User Review  - Puppy Lover - Goodreads

Close to Famous Author: Joan Bauer By: Puppy Lover You don't know the power of a cupcake until your life depends on it!! Foster's life depends on cupcakes and you'll have to read to find out how. Joan ... Read full review

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User Review  - Regan - Goodreads

Foster is an only child living with her single mother, a woman who has sung backup her entire life, but deserves the spotlight. Foster herself has the dream of having her own cooking show, like her ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Joan Bauer has won critical acclaim for her many books, which include the Newbery Honor Book Hope Was Here as well as Rules of the Road, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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