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  • ISBN: 9781492609452 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1492609455 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Sourcebooks Inc : 2015.

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Summary, etc.:
Our story begins in a dusty little town in California, a bustling place called Hollywood... Isobel Ransom is anxious. Her father is away treating wounded soldiers in France, leaving Izzy to be the responsible one at home. But it's hard to be responsible when your little sister is chasing a fasttalking, movie-obsessed boy all over Hollywood! Ranger is directing his very own moving picture... and wants Izzy and Sylvie to be his stars. Izzy is sure Mother wouldn't approve, but scouting locations, scrounging film, and "borrowing" a camera turn out to be the perfect distractions from Izzy's worries. There's just one problem: their movie has no ending. And it has to be perfect ? the kind of ending where the hero saves the day and returns home to his family. Safe and sound. It just has to. The Wild West atmosphere of early Hollywood and the home front of a country at war form a fascinating context to award-winning author J. B. Cheaney's new novel about the power of cinema in helping us make sense of an unexpected world.
Target Audience Note:
850 Lexile.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Motion pictures > Production and direction > Juvenile fiction.
Cousins > Juvenile fiction.
Families > California > Juvenile fiction.
Soldiers > Wounds and injuries > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > Juvenile fiction.
Electronic books.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.

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