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Kirtland Community College Library PZ 7 .D533 Ray 2016 30775305515901 Juvenile Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780763681173
  • ISBN: 0763681172
  • Physical Description: print
    263 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absolutely everything, depends on her. And she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father, who left town two days ago with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton; she also has to contend with the wispy, frequently fainting Louisiana Elefante, who has a show-business background, and the fiery, stubborn Beverly Tapinski, who's determined to sabotage the contest. But as the competition approaches, loneliness, loss, and unanswerable questions draw the three girls into an unlikely friendship -- and challenge each of them to come to the rescue in unexpected ways.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10-14.
Subject: Beauty contests Juvenile fiction
Dysfunctional families Juvenile fiction
Absentee fathers Juvenile fiction
Female friendship Juvenile fiction
Competition (Psychology) in children Juvenile fiction
Beauty contests Fiction
Family problems Fiction
Friendship Fiction
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