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Holly Goldberg Sloan

In this heartwarming and funny middle-grade novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Counting by 7s, Julia grows into herself while playing a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz Julia is very short for her age, but by the end of the summer run of The Wizard of Oz, she'll realize how big she is inside, where it counts. She hasn't ever thought of herself as a performer, but when the wonderful director of Oz casts her as a Munchkin, she begins to see herself in a new way. As Julia becomes friendly with the poised and wise Olive-one of the adults with dwarfism who've joined the production's motley crew of Munchkins-and with her deeply artistic neighbor, Mrs. Chang, Julia's own sense of self as an artist grows. Soon, she doesn't want to fade into the background-and it's a good thing, because her director has more big plans for Julia! Bubbling over with humor and tenderness, this is an irresistible story of self-discovery and of the role models who forever change us.

In this heartwarming and funny middle-grade novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Counting by 7s, Julia grows into herself while playing a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz Julia is very short for her age, but by the end of the summer run of The Wizard of Oz, she'll realize how big she is inside, where it counts. She hasn't ever thought of herself as a performer, but when the wonderful director of Oz casts her as a Munchkin, she begins to see herself in a new way. As Julia becomes friendly with the poised and wise Olive-one of the adults with dwarfism who've joined the production's motley crew of Munchkins-and with her deeply artistic neighbor, Mrs. Chang, Julia's own sense of self as an artist grows. Soon, she doesn't want to fade into the background-and it's a good thing, because her director has more big plans for Julia! Bubbling over with humor and tenderness, this is an irresistible story of self-discovery and of the role models who forever change us.
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In this heartwarming and funny middle-grade novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Counting by 7s, Julia grows into herself while playing a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz Julia is very short for her age, but by the end of the summer run of The Wizard of Oz, she'll realize how big she is inside, where it counts. She hasn't ever thought of herself as a performer, but when the wonderful director of Oz casts her as a Munchkin, she begins to see herself in a new way. As Julia becomes friendly with the poised and wise Olive-one of the adults with dwarfism who've joined the production's motley crew of Munchkins-and with her deeply artistic neighbor, Mrs. Chang, Julia's own sense of self as an artist grows. Soon, she doesn't want to fade into the background-and it's a good thing, because her director has more big plans for Julia! Bubbling over with humor and tenderness, this is an irresistible story of self-discovery and of the role models who forever change us.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tara Sands

Length:

6h 34m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:24


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:30


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

17:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:14


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

10:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:22


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:49


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

10:34


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

15:09


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:57


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

10:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

15:48


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:57


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

32:48


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:20


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

12:02


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

18:21


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

11:13


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

11:55


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:59


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

13:08


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

15:49


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

14:59


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

10:05


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

14:05


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

00:31