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The Nerviest Girl in the World - by Melissa Wiley (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 208

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Action & Adventure

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Book theme: General

Author: Melissa Wiley

Language: English

Street Date: August 18, 2020
TCIN: 79381725
UPC: 9780375870385
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-0166
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description

A feisty girl from a family of ranchers lands a job as a daredevil stunt girl in the early days of silent film in this adventurous and funny cross between Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken and Ramona.

Pearl lives on a ranch where her chores include collecting eggs and feeding ornery ostriches. She has three older brothers, who don't coddle her at all. And she knows a thing or two about horses, too.

One day, Pearl's brothers get cushy jobs doing stunts for this new form of entertainment called moving pictures. They're the Daredevil Donnelly Brothers, a Death-Defying Cowboy Trio. Before she knows it, Pearl has stumbled into being a stunt girl herself--and dreams of becoming a star. The only problem is, her mother has no idea what she's up to. And let's just say she wouldn't be too happy to find out that Pearl's been jumping out of burning buildings in her spare time.

Filled with action, humor, and heart--not to mention those pesky ostriches--The Nerviest Girl in the World introduces a spunky heroine whose adventures will have kids on the edge of their seats and whose sense of humor will have them laughing until the very last line.

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Estimated ship weight: 0.7 pounds
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