The Rising Star of Rusty Nail

The Rising Star of Rusty Nail

1st Edition

Hardback (12 Jun 2007)

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Synopsis

Franny Hansen is a 10-year-old piano prodigy living in Rusty Nail, Minnesota. Once the Coot Capitol of the world, in 1953 it's just a run-of-the-mill town with one traffic light and a bizarre cast of characters. She's long exhausted the talents of the town's only piano teacher and seems destined to perform at church events and school assemblies, until a mysterious Russian woman arrives in Rusty Nail. Franny's neighbors are convinced the "Commie" is a threat to their American way of life, but Franny's not so sure. Could this stranger be her ticket out of Rusty Nail?

Lesley M. M. Blume returns with the poignant and laugh-out-loud funny story of one girl's attempt to pursue the American dream in small town America.

Book information

ISBN: 9780375835247
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Imprint: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pub date:
Edition: 1st Edition
DEWEY: [Fic]
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 395g
Height: 212mm
Width: 148mm
Spine width: 24mm