Spelldown : The Big-Time Dreams of a Small-Town Word Whiz (Paperback)

Author: Luddy, Karon

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Making her debut, Luddy spells out adolescence with humor and hope in this novel about a young girl from a small town who gets the chance to compete in the 1968 National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.


Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9781416954521
SKU 205103308
Format Paperback
ISBN10 141695452X
Release Date 4/1/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.25L x 0.75T
"Readers who like family drama, success stories, and colorful protagonists will all find something to latch on to here."
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Editors Note Having always faltered during the final round of spelling bees, thirteen-year-old Karlene's luck changes when she is coached by an inspiring Latin teacher, but when her father returns to drinking and she develops a crush on her best friend, Karlene's old habits resurface as the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. quickly approaches. Reprint.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 10
Number of Pages 0211
Publisher Aladdin Paperbacks

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