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Chasing Dreams

(The first book in the Columbia Girls' Academy series)
A novel by

Chasing dreams . . . that's what 12-year-old Rebecca thinks she's doing when she competes for a scholarship at the prestigious Columbia Girls' Academy. But when Cinderella's wicked stepsister turns out to be her roommate, her dreams evaporate into nightmares.

chasing dreams book cover "They only invited you here to give the appearance of being a charitable institution," Jill said in that fakey-sweet voice. "There's nothing wrong with charity, but Columbia prefers to keep its charity cases on the other side of the world, not right here under their roof."

That did it. Rebecca pushed herself to a sitting position and launched off the top bunk. Her feet slammed on the floor. She pointed her finger in Jill's face in a swift, sure motion she was quite sure she could never duplicate. "Look here, Miss Prissy-Bow, you've got a lot of nerve saying - "

The door popped open and Rebecca's words came to a halt. Hannah stood in the doorway, and her expression held a mixture of shock and disappointment and . . . and something else Rebecca couldn't quite identify. The smug look on Jill's face only magnified Rebecca's humiliation when she realized Hannah had just witnessed the height of Rebecca's temper, and none of Jill's snide remarks.

As of this moment, it looked as if Jill might be right, at least where Rebecca was concerned. Rebecca didn't have a snowball's chance in Texas to win this scholarship.

Middle Grade
'Tween Girls
American Girl
Camp Club Girl author
Homeschool Girl
Christian Children's Fiction
Christian Chapter Book
Children's historical
Early 20th Century
1900's Girls' School
Middle Grade Girls' Humor
Middle Grade Relationships
Middle Grade Mischief
Education, History
Education, Middle Grade

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Paperback Editions

April 2015 : Paperback
Title: Chasing Dreams: The Columbia Girls' Academy: Volume 1
Author(s): Renae Brumbaugh
ISBN: 1-5119-6169-4 / 978-1-5119-6169-1
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Chasing Dreams (The Columbia Girls' Academy Book 1)
Author(s): Renae Brumbaugh
Publisher: Armonia Publishing
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