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Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen

Written by Donna GephartAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Donna Gephart


· Delacorte Books for Young Readers
· Hardcover Library Binding · Ages 8-12 years
· March 13, 2012 · $19.99 · 978-0-375-98952-0 (0-375-98952-8)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

  Olivia Bean knows trivia. She watches Jeopardy! every night and usually beats at least one of the contestants. If she were better at geography, she would try out for the show’s kids’ week. Not only could she win bundles of money, she’d get to go to the taping in California, where her dad, who left two years ago and who Olivia misses like crazy, lives with his new family.
 
One day Olivia’s friend-turned-nemesis, Tucker, offers to help her bulk up her geography knowledge. Before Olivia knows it, she’s getting help from all sorts of unexpected sources: her almost-stepdad, superannoying Neil; her genius little brother, Charlie; even her stressed-out mom. Soon she has breezed through the audition rounds and is headed for Hollywood! But will the one person she wants to impress more than anyone else show up to support her?


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Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, January 15, 2012:
“This tale will have readers cheering for the resilient, resourceful Olivia.”

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

DONNA GEPHART is the author of As If Being 12 3/4 Isn't Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running for President and How to Survive Middle School. She lives in Jupiter, Florida, with her family.


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