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Girl of the Year #01: Lanie

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Lanie is an outside girl who is stuck with an inside family. She longs to go camping, explore the outdoors, and have real adventures, but no one else in her family is interested. To make matters worse, Lanie's best friend is far away and living out their dreams of becoming wildlife biologists---without her When Lanie's aunt comes to stay with them, Lanie finds a kindred spirit and embarks on an exciting project--planting a wild garden---but she faces competition with her younger sister Emily for their aunt's attention. Then her aunt leaves, and Lanie again feels alone & abandoned once again. Gradually, after a blowup with her younger sister, she finds support for her interests where she least expects it--within her own family. Likewise, she discovers the beauty and wonder of nature where she didn't expect to find it--right in her own backyard.

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Ten-year-old Lanie loves science and nature, but she has a problem: she's an "outside" girl with an "inside" family. She longs get out and go camping, but they all want to stay home. It wouldn't be so bad if her best friend was around, but she's halfway around the world, living out their dream of studying wildlife. Lanie feels she never gets to have any adventures-anywhere. But when her favorite aunt comes to stay, Lanie discovers that the wonders of nature are everywhere-even in her own backyard.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593696825
Author:
Kurtz, Jane
Publisher:
American Girl Publishing Inc
Illustrator:
McAliley, Susan
Illustrator:
Rane, Walter
Subject:
Family - Parents
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Children s-General
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Edition Description:
Quality
Series:
Girl of the Year
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
108
Dimensions:
8.56x6.14x.34 in. .57 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Ten-year-old Lanie loves science and nature, but she has a problem: she's an "outside" girl with an "inside" family. She longs get out and go camping, but they all want to stay home. It wouldn't be so bad if her best friend was around, but she's halfway around the world, living out their dream of studying wildlife. Lanie feels she never gets to have any adventures-anywhere. But when her favorite aunt comes to stay, Lanie discovers that the wonders of nature are everywhere-even in her own backyard.
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