Posted in 2014-2015 Club, Not Mock Newbery

School of Charm, by Lisa Ann Scott

School of CharmSummary:  After her beloved father’s death in 1977, eleven-year-old tomboy Chip tries to fit with her family of beauty queens, making unlikely new friends at Miss Vernie’s unusual charm school in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.

Katherine Tegen

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One thought on “School of Charm, by Lisa Ann Scott

  1. While this book is an enjoyable read, I don’t think it is distinguished enough for the Newbery award. The plot is not very original and my connection with the characters was minimal. The writing style is run-of-the-mill. This is a book that I probably won’t think much about again.

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