School Of Charm

Hardcover | February 18, 2014

byLisa Ann Scott

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At the School of Charm, everyone has a wish to whisper. With an enchanting small-town setting, lively storytelling, and a hint of magic, this debut novel is perfect for fans of Ingrid Law, Clare Vanderpool, and Rebecca Stead.

Eleven-year-old Chip has always been her daddy's girl, so when he dies she pins her hopes on winning a beauty pageant to show her family of southern belles that she still belongs. But she'd rather be covered in mud than makeup! Can a rough-and-tumble girl ever become a beauty queen? A universal story about finding your place in the world, School of Charm explores themes of loss, family, and friendship.

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At the School of Charm, everyone has a wish to whisper. With an enchanting small-town setting, lively storytelling, and a hint of magic, this debut novel is perfect for fans of Ingrid Law, Clare Vanderpool, and Rebecca Stead.Eleven-year-old Chip has always been her daddy's girl, so when he dies she pins her hopes on winning a beauty pa...

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Who' got time for hair curler and high heel when you're buy keeping baby turtle alive?"Chip" has always been a tree-climbin', fish-catchin' daddy's girl. Then Daddy dies and Mama moves her and her sisters to Grandma's house. Now Chip is struggling to find her place in a family full of beauty queens.Just when she wishes for a sign from ...

Lisa Ann Scott is a former TV news anchor who now enjoys making up stories instead of sticking to the facts. She also works as a voice actor in upstate New York, where she lives with her husband, two kids, dog, cats, and koi fish. This is her first middle grade novel.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.01 inPublished:February 18, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006220758X

ISBN - 13:9780062207586

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“The process of grieving and change is handled realistically in this satisfying novel.”