Backwater

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Puffin Books, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 185 pages
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Stuck in a family overflowing with lawyers, Ivy Breedlove longs to be understood, to break free of unfair expecta-tions and to find the truth about the mysterious hermit aunt who broke the family mold -- the relative no one will talk about. With an outrageous mountain guide leading the way, Ivy sets out on the journey of a lifetime to find the missing link in the Breedlove family. But is she too late?

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User Review  - 4sarad - LibraryThing

I ended up liking this book, but I thought the beginning was really slow. The main character is easy to relate to, but she is obsessed with history and especially genealogy which not many kids are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra305 - LibraryThing

I am working my way through all of Joan Bauer's books and I love this one, too! The young Ivy Breedlove is a wonderful character, but it's her Aunt Jo that I'll remember long after I've closed the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
34
Section 3
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About the author (2000)

Joan Bauer is the author of numerous books for young readers including Soar; Rules of the Road, which received the L.A. Times Book Prize; Hope Was Here, which won a Newbery Honor Medal and the Christopher Award; and Close to Famous, which won the Christopher Award and the Schneider Family Book Award.

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