The Way to Stay in Destiny

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By Augusta Scattergood
Publisher Scholastic Pr
The Way to Stay in Destiny
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When Theo gets off a bus in Destiny, Florida, hes left behind the only life hes ever known. Now hes got to live with Uncle Raymond, a Vietnam War vet and a loner who wants nothing to do with this longlost nephew. Thank goodness for Miss Sister Grandersoles Boarding House and Dance School. The piano that sits in Miss Sisters dance hall calls to Theo. He cant wait to play those ivory keys. When Anabel arrives things get even more enticing. This feisty girl, a baseball fanatic, invites Theo on her quest to uncover the towns connection to oldtime ball players rumored to have lived there years before. A mystery, an adventure, and a musical exploration unfold as this town called Destiny lives up to its name.Acclaimed author Augusta Scattergood has delivered a straighttotheheart story with unforgettable characters, humor, and hard questions about loss, family, and belonging.

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33821 words33,821 words
179 pages179 pages
Lexile 650LLexile 650L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Age 9-12Age 9-12
Published 2016Published 2016

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Book ISBN:

0545538254

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