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My Not-So-Still Life

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My Not-So-Still Life

By Liz Gallagher

Wendy Lamb Books, Hardcover, 9780375841545, 192pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2011

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Description

Vanessa is wise beyond her years. She's never really fit in at school, where all the kids act and dress the same. She's an artist who expresses her talent in the wacky colors she dyes her hair, her makeup and clothes. She's working on her biggest art project, and counting the days until she's grown up and can really start living. That adult world seems closer when Vanessa gets her dream job at the art supply store, Palette, where she worships the couple who runs it, Oscar and Maye. And she's drawn to a mysterious guy named James, who leads her into new, sometimes risky situations. Is she ready for this world, or not?



About the Author
LIZ GALLAGHER is the author of "The Opposite of Invisible." She received her MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and resides in Seattle, Washington.
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