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The Wonder of Charlie Anne

(2010)
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Charlie Anne is devastated when her father must go north to build roads after the Depression hits. She and her siblings are left with their rigid cousin, Mirabel, and a farm full of chores. The only solace Charlie Anne finds is by the river, where the memory of her mother is strongest.

Then her neighbor Old Mr. Jolly brings home a new wife, Rosalyn, who shows up in pants - pants! - the color of red peppers. With her arrives Phoebe, a young African American girl who has also lost her mother. Phoebe is smart and fun and the perfect antidote to Charlie Anne's lonely days. The girls soon forge a friendship and learn from each other in amazing ways.

But when hatred turns their town ugly, it's almost more than they can bear. Now it's up to Charlie Anne and Phoebe to prove that our hearts are always able to expand.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Wonder of Charlie Anne
Author(s): Kimberly Newton Fusco
ISBN: 0-375-86104-1 / 978-0-375-86104-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2010 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Wonder of Charlie Anne
Author(s): Kimberly Newton Fusco
ISBN: 0-375-96104-6 / 978-0-375-96104-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

October 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Wonder of Charlie Anne
Author(s): Kimberly Newton Fusco
ISBN: 0-375-85455-X / 978-0-375-85455-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Wonder of Charlie Anne
Author(s): Kimberly Newton Fusco
ISBN: 0-545-63812-7 / 978-0-545-63812-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
Availability: Amazon   

Audio Editions

August 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Wonder of Charlie Anne
Author(s): Kimberly Fusco
ISBN: 0-307-71103-X / 978-0-307-71103-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

August 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Wonder of Charlie Anne
Author(s): Kimberly Newton Fusco
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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