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Half a Chance

Cynthia Lord

A moving new middle-grade novel from the Newbery Honor author of RULES. When Lucy's family moves to an old house on a lake, Lucy tries to see her new home through her camera's lens, as her father has taught her -- he's a famous photographer, away on a shoot. Will her photos ever meet his high standards? When she discovers that he's judging a photo contest, Lucy decides to enter anonymously. She wants to find out if her eye for photography is really special -- or only good enough. As she seeks out subjects for her photos, Lucy gets to know Nate, the boy next door. But slowly the camera reveals what Nate doesn't want to see: his grandmother's memory is slipping away, and with it much of what he cherishes about his summers on the lake. This summer, Nate will learn about the power of art to show truth. And Lucy will learn how beauty can change lives . . . including her own.

A moving new middle-grade novel from the Newbery Honor author of RULES. When Lucy's family moves to an old house on a lake, Lucy tries to see her new home through her camera's lens, as her father has taught her -- he's a famous photographer, away on a shoot. Will her photos ever meet his high standards? When she discovers that he's judging a photo contest, Lucy decides to enter anonymously. She wants to find out if her eye for photography is really special -- or only good enough. As she seeks out subjects for her photos, Lucy gets to know Nate, the boy next door. But slowly the camera reveals what Nate doesn't want to see: his grandmother's memory is slipping away, and with it much of what he cherishes about his summers on the lake. This summer, Nate will learn about the power of art to show truth. And Lucy will learn how beauty can change lives . . . including her own.
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A moving new middle-grade novel from the Newbery Honor author of RULES. When Lucy's family moves to an old house on a lake, Lucy tries to see her new home through her camera's lens, as her father has taught her -- he's a famous photographer, away on a shoot. Will her photos ever meet his high standards? When she discovers that he's judging a photo contest, Lucy decides to enter anonymously. She wants to find out if her eye for photography is really special -- or only good enough. As she seeks out subjects for her photos, Lucy gets to know Nate, the boy next door. But slowly the camera reveals what Nate doesn't want to see: his grandmother's memory is slipping away, and with it much of what he cherishes about his summers on the lake. This summer, Nate will learn about the power of art to show truth. And Lucy will learn how beauty can change lives . . . including her own.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Maria Cabezas

Length:

4h 49m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:11


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

11:48


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:02


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:22


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

19:31


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

15:51


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:27


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:50


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

13:28


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:57


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

12:38


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

12:21


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:26


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

10:41


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

11:49


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:09


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:36


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

11:50


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:09


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:00


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

10:45


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

11:45


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

11:46


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:40


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

01:16