The Wild Women Of Lake Anna: A Bailey Fish Adventure (Bailey Fish Adventures)

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Wild Women, a ForeWord magazine Book of the Year finalist, is the first in the award-winning Bailey Fish Adventure series. Eleven-year-old Bailey Fish, unexpectedly sent from Florida by a traveling mother to live with her grandmother in Virginia, must adjust to new surroundings. Feeling abandoned, Bailey is confronted by a neighborhood bully, whose father is out to get Bailey's environmentalist grandmother, Sugar. Bailey's life is further complicated when her teacher asks her to help the bully's little sister with reading. Bailey draws courage and inspiration from stories about the family'swild women, including a WWI spy, to have adventures of her own. She learns about historic gold mining and what home really is. This is the first in a series.

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Linda Salisbury is also author of No Sisters Sisters Club (a silver finalist in the FPA book of the year; The Thief at Keswick Inn (gold President Pick's Award, FPA; The Mysterious Jamestown Suitcase, Moonbeam Children's Book Awards Bronze Medal Winner, and ForeWord magazine finalist; Ghost of the Chicken Coop Theater; Trouble in Contrary Woods; and (not in the series) Mudd Saves the Earth: Booger Glue, Cow Diapers and Other Good Ideas.

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Stimulating mystery...The author seeks to educate as well as entertain...Well-crafted, fast-paced. --Charisse Floyd, ForeWord magazine

Makes great reading for all boys and girls ... who enjoy action and adventure (and it's not a bad read for adults, as this reviewer can attest! --Cooperative Living magazine, Suzanne Hudson

The best way to reach young people is to feel what they feel and find ways to communicate those feelings in an understandable manner . . . Salisbury's mystery speaks to young teenagers' needs . . . Boys will love the adventure that animates the tale. --James Abraham, Charlotte Sun

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