Beverly, Right Here

Kate DiCamillo (Author)
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Age Groups: Ages 10 to 12

Revisiting once again the world of Raymie Nightingale, two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo turns her focus to the tough-talking, inescapably tenderhearted Beverly.

Beverly put her foot down on the gas. They went faster still.
This was what Beverly wanted — what she always wanted. To get away. To get away as fast as she could. To stay away.

Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it’s not running away. It’s leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has never cared about anyone but herself. Beverly doesn’t want to depend on anyone, and she definitely doesn’t want anyone to depend on her. But despite her best efforts, she can’t help forming connections with the people around her — and gradually, she learns to see herself through their eyes. In a touching, funny, and fearless conclusion to her sequence of novels about the beloved Three Rancheros, author Kate DiCamillo tells the story of a character who will break your heart and put it back together again.

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SKU 120125
ISBN 9780763694647
Language English
Lexile ® Measure 480L
Page Count 256
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Middle Grade Novels
Primary Contributor Kate DiCamillo
Age Groups Ages 10 to 12
Publisher Candlewick Press