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by Joan Bauer
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November News 2014
November News 2014 rated it 5 years ago
Her mother named her Tulip and gave her to her sister to raise. At twelve she changed her name to Hope because, though there was a lot expected of her with a name like that, it was a name with a lot more promise. Hope and her aunt Addie had to move from the big city diner they loved to a small town ...
NTE rated it 7 years ago
Plucky. It's got to be one of my least favorite ways for a reviewer or a blurb (or however you are hearing about a book) to describe the book's heroine. It's overused and doesn't seem to mean the same thing to other people as it does to me. BUT, for some reason, it just fits Hope, makes me recons...
JulieM rated it 9 years ago
Newbery Honor Award book about a 16 year old girl named Hope who lives with her aunt Addie. After a facing financial ruin in NYC, she and Addie move to a small town in Wisconsin to run a diner. Not only does Hope face all of the challenges of starting life over in a new town, she and Addie quickly...
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