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The Luminous Life of Lucy Landry by Anna Rose Johnson
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Mar 05, 2024 | ISBN 9780823453634

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    Mar 05, 2024 | ISBN 9780823453634 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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★ “A heartwarming tale of belonging and learning that life’s treasures aren’t always shiny.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

★ “In this tender, wholesome book about family, Johnson acknowledges the importance of kindness and patience, especially in matters of grief and settling into new places and situations.”Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“Fans of L.M. Montgomery seeking diverse characters will rejoice at this heart-warming, feel-good adventure, as will families looking for books representing home learners.”—School Library Journal

“Spunky, precocious, and especially talented in elaborate storytelling, Lucy is surely kin with Montgomery’s Anne, and the cozy tone and mild excitement make it an easy readalike for fans of those books.”The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Beautiful and wonderfully unique … An endearing portrait of an orphaned girl finding her courage, heritage, and family.”—L.M. Elliott, New York Times bestselling author of Storm Dog and Louisa June and the Nazis in the Waves

“Beautifully celebrates the gift of found family, and the discovery of courage within yourself.” —Kate Albus, author of A Place to Hang the Moon

“Lucy Landry is a charming and fanciful heroine reminiscent of Anne Shirley, who reminds us that even in dark times, we can be a light for others.”—Alyssa Colman, author of Bank Street Best Book of the Year The Gilded Girl

“This heartfelt tale reminded me of Anne of Green Gables and A Little Princess in the best ways.”—Amy Lynn Green, author of The Blackout Book Club

“A tender book about family and courage and finding true treasure, Lucy Landry gives all the cozy, nostalgic vibes of ‘vintage kidlit’ from the fresh perspective of an Indigenous heroine.” —Caroline Starr Rose, author of May B.

“A shining tale of fear and courage! Anna Rose Johnson packs a lot into this slim story, and the results are truly luminous.”—Chris Abouzeid, owner of Belmont Books
“Anna Rose Johnson has created a wonderful protagonist in Lucy, who alternates between shy self-doubt and telling fanciful stories about herself and her parents to boost herself up.”—Melissa Dassori, author of J.R. Silver Writes Her World

“Heartwarming, wholesome, gripping, family-focused, historically accurate in time and sensibility, with a great resolution.” —Kaela Noel, author of Coo

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