Hope Was Here

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Penguin, Jun 2, 2005 - Young Adult Fiction - 192 pages
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Readers fell in love with teenage waitress Hope Yancey when Joan Bauer’s Newbery Honor–winning novel was published ten years ago. Now, with a terrific new jacket and note from the author, Hope’s story will inspire a new group of teen readers.
 

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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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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

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About the author (2005)

Joan Bauer has won critical acclaim for her many books, which include Rules of the Road, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Close to Famous, and Peeled. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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