By Kate DiCamillo
Two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a relocating, masterful tale of an unforgettable summer season friendship.
Raymie Clarke has come to achieve that every little thing, completely every thing, is dependent upon her. and he or she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little leave out principal Florida Tire festival, then her father, who left city days in the past with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's photo within the paper and (maybe) come domestic. To win, not just does Raymie need to do stable deeds and how to twirl a baton; she additionally has to take care of the wispy, often fainting Louisiana Elefante, who has a show-business historical past, and the fiery, obdurate Beverly Tapinski, who’s made up our minds to sabotage the competition. yet because the festival methods, loneliness, loss, and unanswerable questions draw the 3 women into an not going friendship — and problem each one of them to return to the rescue in unforeseen methods.