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- DescriptionA touching and funny story of one girl's journey to discover where she came from and the unlimited possibilities of who she can become, from Crystal Allen, the acclaimed author of How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy and The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown. Laura Dyson wants two things in life: to be accepted by her classmates and to be ticed by ultracute baseball star Troy Bailey. But everyone at school teases her for being overweight, and Troy won't give her a second glance. Until one day, their history teacher anunces a field trip to the run-down slave shack on her grandmother's property. Heck to the power of way! Her grandmother insists that it's more than just an old shack; it's a monument to the strong women in their family-the Laura Line. But Laura kws better: her classmates will never accept her once they see the shack. So she comes up with the perfect plan to get the trip canceled ...but when a careless mistake puts the shack-and the Laura Line-in jeopardy, Laura must decide what's truly important to her. Can Laura figure out how to get what she wants at school while also horing her family's past?
- Author BiographyCrystal Allen is the author of How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy, which received a Florida Sunshine State Award Master List nomination and was a Junior Library Guild selection. The Laura Line is her second novel. She currently lives in Sugar Land, Texas, with her husband, Reggie, and two sons, Phillip and Joshua.
- Author(s)Crystal Allen
- PublisherHarperCollins Publishers Inc
- Date of Publication14/07/2016
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight231 g
- Width130 mm
- Height194 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Interest AgeFrom 8
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