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Hill, Melanie Heuiser,

Giant pumpkin suite / Melanie Heuiser Hill. - First edition. - 434 pages ; 21 cm

Includes bibliographical references.

Twelve-year-old Rose Brutigan has grown seven inches in the last eight months. She's always been different from her twin brother, Thomas, but now she towers over him in too many ways. The gap in their interests continues to widen as well. Musically talented Rose is focused on winning the upcoming Bach Cello Suites Competition, while happy-go-lucky Thomas has taken up the challenge of growing a giant pumpkin in the yard of their elderly neighbor, Mr. Pickering. But when a serious accident changes the course of the summer, Rose is forced to grow and change in ways she never could have imagined. Along the way there's tap dancing and classic musicals, mail-order worms and neighborhood-sourced compost, fresh-squeezed lemonade, the Minnesota State Fair--and an eclectic cast of local characters that readers will fall in love with.--Provided by Publisher.

9780763691554 0763691550

2017953667


Pumpkin--Juvenile fiction.
Twins--Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters--Juvenile fiction.
Cellists--Juvenile fiction.

PZ7.1.H563 / Gi 2017

[Fic]