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The irresistible second story in the charming JULIA GILLIAN trilogy is now available in paperback!
So far, fifth grade at Lake Harriet Elementary School is not exactly a thing of joy. Julia Gillian's best friend, Bonwit Keller, is keeping a secret from her. Trumpet lessons with Mr. Mixler, her favorite teacher, are much harder than expected. And most upsetting of all, the kind lunch lady has been replaced by a tyrant known as the Dumpling Man. Where is the joy? Amidst all this, Julia Gillian starts keeping secrets of her own--secrets that feel an awful lot like lies. To set things right, she will have to learn a little bit about friendship and honesty.
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Alison McGhee is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers and adults, including the New York Times bestseller, Someday, illustrated by Peter Reynolds. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her family. You can visit her at www.alisonmcghee.com.
Drazen Kojzan is the illustrator of several books for children, including Diary of a Fairy Godmother by Esmé Raji Codell, and How to Tame a Bully by Nancy Wilcox Richards. He lives in Ontario, Canada with his family. You can visit him at www.drazenkozjan.com.
Praise for Julia Gillian (and the Quest for Joy)
"[An]... affectionate, humorous portrayal." -The Horn Book
"Highly relatable." -Publishers Weekly
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Book Description Scholastic Press, 2010. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Seller Inventory # DADAX0545033527
Book Description Scholastic Press, 2010. Condition: New. Drazen Kozjan (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0545033527
Book Description Scholastic Press. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0545033527 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0214964