Hope Was Here Joan Bauer

Hope Was Here

Author: Joan Bauer
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Book Title
Hope Was Here
Author
Joan Bauer
ISBN
9780142404249
A Newbery Honor Book Joan Bauer's beloved Newbery Honor book--now with a great new look for middle grade readers When Hope and her aunt move to small-town Wisconsin to take over the local diner, Hope's not sure what to expect. But what they find is that the owner, G.T., isn't quite ready to give up yet--in fact, he's decided to run for mayor against a corrupt candidate. And as Hope starts to make her place at the diner, she also finds herself caught up in G.T.'s campaign--particularly his visions for the future. After all, as G.T. points out, everyone can use a little hope to help get through the tough times . . . even Hope herself. Filled with heart, charm, and good old-fashioned fun, this is Joan Bauer at her best. * "When it comes to creating strong, independent, and funny teenaged female characters, Bauer is in a class by herself ... Bauer tells a fast-paced, multilayered story with humor but does not gloss over the struggle s]."--School Library Journal, starred review "Bauer has succeeded in creating another quirky, poignant, and funny novel about a strong girl who admits her frailties ... Hope's story is highly recommended for both middle and high school students."--VOYA "Another entry in Bauer's growing collection of books about likable and appealing female teenagers with a strong vocational calling ... As always from Bauer, this novel is full of humor, starring a strong and idealistic protagonist, packed with funny lines, and peopled with interesting and quirky characters." --Kirkus ReviewsBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Joan BauerPublisher: Puffin BooksPublished: 06/02/2005ISBN: 9780142404249Pages: 186Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 44672 / Hope Was HereReading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6
A Newbery Honor Book

Joan Bauer's beloved Newbery Honor book--now with a great new look for middle grade readers

When Hope and her aunt move to small-town Wisconsin to take over the local diner, Hope's not sure what to expect. But what they find is that the owner, G.T., isn't quite ready to give up yet--in fact, he's decided to run for mayor against a corrupt candidate. And as Hope starts to make her place at the diner, she also finds herself caught up in G.T.'s campaign--particularly his visions for the future. After all, as G.T. points out, everyone can use a little hope to help get through the tough times . . . even Hope herself.

Filled with heart, charm, and good old-fashioned fun, this is Joan Bauer at her best.

* "When it comes to creating strong, independent, and funny teenaged female characters, Bauer is in a class by herself ... Bauer tells a fast-paced, multilayered story with humor but does not gloss over the struggle s]."--School Library Journal, starred review

"Bauer has succeeded in creating another quirky, poignant, and funny novel about a strong girl who admits her frailties ... Hope's story is highly recommended for both middle and high school students."--VOYA

"Another entry in Bauer's growing collection of books about likable and appealing female teenagers with a strong vocational calling ... As always from Bauer, this novel is full of humor, starring a strong and idealistic protagonist, packed with funny lines, and peopled with interesting and quirky characters." --Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Joan Bauer
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 06/02/2005
ISBN: 9780142404249
Pages: 186
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 44672 / Hope Was Here
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6
A Newbery Honor Book

Joan Bauer's beloved Newbery Honor book--now with a great new look for middle grade readers

When Hope and her aunt move to small-town Wisconsin to take over the local diner, Hope's not sure what to expect. But what they find is that the owner, G.T., isn't quite ready to give up yet--in fact, he's decided to run for mayor against a corrupt candidate. And as Hope starts to make her place at the diner, she also finds herself caught up in G.T.'s campaign--particularly his visions for the future. After all, as G.T. points out, everyone can use a little hope to help get through the tough times . . . even Hope herself.

Filled with heart, charm, and good old-fashioned fun, this is Joan Bauer at her best.

* "When it comes to creating strong, independent, and funny teenaged female characters, Bauer is in a class by herself ... Bauer tells a fast-paced, multilayered story with humor but does not gloss over the struggle s]."--School Library Journal, starred review

"Bauer has succeeded in creating another quirky, poignant, and funny novel about a strong girl who admits her frailties ... Hope's story is highly recommended for both middle and high school students."--VOYA

"Another entry in Bauer's growing collection of books about likable and appealing female teenagers with a strong vocational calling ... As always from Bauer, this novel is full of humor, starring a strong and idealistic protagonist, packed with funny lines, and peopled with interesting and quirky characters." --Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Joan Bauer
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 06/02/2005
ISBN: 9780142404249
Pages: 186
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 44672 / Hope Was Here
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6