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A Girl Can Dream

(1948)
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A teen novel from the 50s. A Girl Can Dream is set in 1948. Loretta (Rette) Larkin idolizes her older brother, Tony, who flew for the 82nd Airborne. Meanwhile, some farmland has been converted to a new airport, and the owner of the airport shows up at the high school and announces an essay contest, with the prize to be 10 free flying lessons. There's some question as to whether girls should enter at all, but in the end Lorette (Rette) Larkin and popular girl Elise Wynn, do, and Rette wins.

    

Used availability for Betty Cavanna's A Girl Can Dream

Hardback Editions

June 1948 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Girl Can Dream
Author(s): Betty Cavanna
ISBN: 0-664-32043-0 / 978-0-664-32043-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
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Paperback Editions

January 1978 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Girl Can Dream
Author(s): Betty Cavanna
ISBN: 0-590-11851-X / 978-0-590-11851-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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