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Twelve-year-old Isabel is dying to get out of Oregon. She spends her free time in the library, reading and dreaming about faraway places. When her mom decides to open a cupcake shop in their little town of Willow, Isabel feels just like buttercream frosting to a cupcake — stuck. It seems as if it will be another disappointing summer, until Isabel learns of a baking contest. If she can come up with a winning recipe, she might have a chance of competing in the bake-off in New York City But Isabel's best friend, Sophie, is also entering the contest, and things always seem to go Sophie's way. To make matters worse, Isabel and her mom don't exactly see eye-to-eye on the type of recipe Isabel should enter. In this sweet treat by popular teen author Lisa Schroeder, Isabel discovers that maybe it's not about where you go in life as much as it is about enjoying the view from wherever you are.

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"This story about making dreams come true may encourage young girls to set goals and go after their own dreams." School Library Journal

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"Isabel's voice is direct and endearing; with gentle wit and clarity, she describes her own foibles as well as others'. A deft portrayal." Kirkus Reviews

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"A brisk story of family and friendship." Booklist

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Lisa Schroeder gives readers a sweet treat in her first non-verse novel, It's Raining Cupcakes.

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The popular author of I Heart You, You Haunt Me delivers a sweet treat for tweens in this novel that's baked to perfection.

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Lisa Schroeder is the author of I Heart You, You Haunt Me, Far from You, and Chasing Brooklyn. She lives in Beaverton, Oregon.

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ISBN:
9781416990840
Author:
Schroeder, Lisa
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Oregon
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Social Issues - New Experience
Subject:
Children s-Cooking and Food Fiction
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 10.465 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 208 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9781416990840 Reviews:
"Review" by , "This story about making dreams come true may encourage young girls to set goals and go after their own dreams."
"Review" by , "Isabel's voice is direct and endearing; with gentle wit and clarity, she describes her own foibles as well as others'. A deft portrayal."
"Review" by , "A brisk story of family and friendship."
"Synopsis" by , Lisa Schroeder gives readers a sweet treat in her first non-verse novel, It's Raining Cupcakes.
"Synopsis" by , The popular author of I Heart You, You Haunt Me delivers a sweet treat for tweens in this novel that's baked to perfection.
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