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Close to Famous

(2011)
A novel by

 
 
A novel full of heart, humor, and charm from Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer!

When twelve-year-old Foster and her mother land in the tiny town of Culpepper, they don't know what to expect.
But folks quickly warm to the woman with the great voice and the girl who can bake like nobody's business.
 Soon Foster - who dreams of having her own cooking show one day - lands herself a gig baking for the local coffee shop, and gets herself some much-needed help in overcoming her biggest challenge -

 learning to read . . . just as Foster and Mama start to feel at ease, their past catches up to them. Thanks to the folks in Culpepper, though Foster and her mama find the strength to put their troubles behind them for good.

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Hardback Editions

January 2012 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Close to Famous
Author(s): Joan Bauer
ISBN: 1-61383-641-4 / 978-1-61383-641-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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January 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Close to Famous
Author(s): Joan Bauer
ISBN: 0-329-90639-9 / 978-0-329-90639-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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February 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: Close to Famous
Author(s): Joan Bauer
ISBN: 0-670-01282-3 / 978-0-670-01282-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

January 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Close to Famous
Author(s): Joan Bauer
ISBN: 0-14-242017-4 / 978-0-14-242017-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Close to Famous
Author(s): Joan Bauer
Publisher: Puffin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA