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Raymie Nightingale

Raymie Nightingale( )
Author: DiCamillo, Kate
ISBN:978-0-7636-9691-7
Publication Date:Apr 2018
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots in this 2016 National Book Award Finalist -- a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable friendship. Raymie Clarke has a plan. If she can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father, who left town two days ago with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton, but...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / General
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.13 x 7.63 x 0.76 Inches
Book Weight:0.488 Pounds
Author Biography
Dicamillo, Kate (Author)
Kate DiCamillo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 25, 1964. She received an English degree from the University of Florida. At the age of thirty, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and worked for a book warehouse on the children's floor. After working there for four and a half years, she fell in love with children's books and began writing. DiCamillo wrote the 2001 Newbery-honor book, Because of Winn-Dixie, which was adapted into a film in 2005. In 2004, she won the Newbery Medal for The Tale of Despereaux, which was also adapted into a movie in 2008, and for Flora and Ulysses in 2013. Her other works include the Mercy Watson series, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and The Magician's Elephant. She was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress for the term 2014-2015.

Kate's title, Raymie Nightingale, mde the New York Times bestseller list in 2016.

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