Almost There and Almost Not

April 6, 2021|
Almost There and Almost Not by Linda Urban
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From acclaimed author Linda Urban comes the funny, bittersweet story of a girl and her ghosts—and the welcoming home they find where they least expect it.

California Poppy has been dropped off, yet again, with an unsuspecting relative. This time it’s her eccentric Great-Aunt Monica, a woman she’s never even met. Aunt Monica has no idea what to do with an eleven-year-old, so she puts California to work researching their ancestor, the once-famous etiquette expert Eleanor Fontaine.

California soon discovers that Great-Great-Great Aunt Eleanor is...not exactly alive and well, but a ghost—and a super sensitive one at that. The grand dame bursts into clouds of dust whenever she loses her composure, which happens quite often. Still, an unexpected four-legged friend and some old-fashioned letter writing make this decidedly strange situation one that California can handle.

Just as California’s starting to feel like she’s found a place for herself, life turns upside-down yet again. Thankfully, this time she has some friends almost by her side...
Linda Urban has written many award-winning books for young readers, including the novels Almost There and Almost Not, A Crooked Kind of Perfect, Hound Dog True, and The Center of Everything. For ten years, she served as marketing director at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena, California. Currently, she teaches in the Writing fo...
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Title:Almost There and Almost Not
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:224 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.98 in
Published:April 6, 2021
Publisher:Atheneum Books For Young Readers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:10
ISBN - 13:9781534478800

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