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· Delacorte Books for Young Readers
· eBook · Ages 12 and up
· June 9, 2009 · $7.99 · 978-0-375-89523-4 (0-375-89523-X)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

It’s tough enough defining your identity—imagine if your father was a rock legend.

Blanche Kelly's dad is a famous indie rock icon, but not many people at the private school she attends on scholarship know this. Her father left when she was in the first grade, and she can’t quite forgive her mom for not understanding that an artist like her dad needs the time and space to connect to his muse.

When Blanche creates an all-girl rock band, their sound captures a wide audience and the band is invited to compete at the Coachella Music Festival. Blanche feels this could be the perfect time for a reunion with her father. Won’t he be proud to hear her band? Won’t he be happy to get to know his only daughter?

Author Barbara Hall sensitively explores the expectations between parents and teens, as well as the value of learning about your past to make your own future.


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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Barbara Hall is the author of seven novels and is currently Writer/Co Executive Producer of the television show, Homeland. She has written and produced numerous other television shows including Northern Exposure, Chicago Hope, and Judging Amy, and created the Emmy-nominated series Joan of Arcadia.




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