Abilene Tucker heads off to her father's dusty old home town to uncover the stories and secrets of his past. "Readers will cherish every word."—Kirkus
Common Core Alignment:
RL.6.3. Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
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