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Nov 11, 2008
| ISBN 9780375891083
| Young Adult
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Nov 11, 2008 | ISBN 9780375891083 | Young Adult
At the age of 16, it’s standard procedure for every girl at Lynnie Russo’s posh Los Angeles prep school to get a car. So on her 16th birthday, Lynnie is startled when she opens the small gift box from her father—it doesn’t contain the shiny new set of keys she was expecting. Instead she finds a worn-out bird charm bracelet. What can he be thinking? When she cuts school to go try surfing so as to have a special day, instead of grounding her, her father hands her a manuscript box and says, "Your mother wanted you to have this when it seemed you were losing perspective. I think now’s the time."Through "The Noah Confessions," Lynnie uncovers her family’s secrets, loves, and tragedies, and comes to recognize that their past may not necessarily determine her future.
I am a curious creature. In some ways, I am still a small-town Southern woman, only now I live in Los Angeles. I have also spent a great deal of time in England and New York City. I write books… More about Barbara Hall
“This novel will grab readers’ attention with the promise of mysterious revelations.”—School Library Journal
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