The Secrets of Tree Taylor

The Secrets of Tree Taylor

by Dandi Daley Mackall

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The Secrets of Tree Taylor by Dandi Daley Mackall

Thirteen-year-old Tree Taylor has two goals for the summer of '63:
 
 1. Experience her first real kiss. A kiss delivered by a boy. A boy who is not related to her. A kiss worth writing about. 
2. Become a famous writer. (Or, at least, write an investigative article that will land her the freshman spot on the Blue and Gold staff.)

So when a gunshot is fired right across the street, Tree knows this is the big story she's been waiting for. But the more she goes digging, the more secrets she uncovers, and soon she begins to wonder: When is it important to expose the truth? And when is it right to keep a secret?

“A simple story with surprising depth in its examination of truth and compassion.” —Kirkus Reviews


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375872945
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 05/26/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 467,758
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

DANDI DALEY MACKALL has written many books for children and adults. She has held a humorist column and served as freelance editor, has hosted over 200 radio phone-in programs, and has made dozens of appearances on TV. She conducts writing assemblies and workshops across the U.S. and keynotes at conferences and young author events. Her YA novel with Knopf, The Silence of Murder, won an Edgar Award. Dandi writes from rural Ohio where she lives with her husband, three children, and their horses, dogs, and cats. Visit her at DandiBooks.com and SilenceofMurder.com.


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