Raymie Nightingale

Raymie Nightingale

by Kate DiCamillo

Paperback(Reprint)

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Overview

Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots in this 2016 National Book Award Finalist — a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable friendship.

Raymie Clarke has a plan. If she can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father, who left town two days ago with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton, but she also has to contend with the wispy, frequently fainting Louisiana Elefante, who has a show-business background, and the fiery, stubborn Beverly Tapinski, who’s determined to sabotage the contest. As the competition approaches, loneliness, loss, and unanswerable questions draw the three girls into an unlikely friendship — and challenge each of them to come to the rescue in unexpected ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763696917
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 6,794
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

 

Hometown:

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date of Birth:

March 25, 1964

Place of Birth:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Education:

B.A. in English, University of Florida at Gainesville, 1987

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