School of Charm
Who' got time for hair curlers and high heel when you're buy keeping baby turtle alive?
"Chip" has always been a tree-climbin', fish-catchin' daddy's girl. Then Daddy dies and Mama moves her and her sisters to Grandma's house. Now Chip is struggling to find her place in a family full of beauty queens.
Just when she wishes for a sign from Daddy that her new life's going to work, Chip finds Miss Vernie's quirky School of Charm. Could bizarre beauty lessons and peculiar pageant tricks be the key to making Chip's wishes a reality?
Full of spirit and hope, with a hint of magic, this enchanting debut novel tells the tale of one girl's struggle with a universal question: How do you stay true to yourself and find a way to belong at the same time?