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 even has a mini love story.v - Goodreads
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I love the parts about waitressing although I thought the election plot was very contrived and the parenting dilemma was uninteresting Read full review

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tutoring novel Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
8
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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