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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When Hope's Aunt Addie moves her to Wisconsin to take over cooking in a diner there, Hope does not want to go. Her life is in New York City. But she gets involved in a local political campaign, meets new people and works her philosophy of waitressing and life on the world around her. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

A bit too much going on here. Is is a story about a teen finding the home within her heart, separate from dreams about reuniting with her biological parents? Is it about her getting used to a new town ... Read full review

Contents

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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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