The True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins

The True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins

Gail Shepherd

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A Publishers Weekly Flying Start ** A Booklist Editors' Choice ** A Junior Library Guild selection ** Four starred reviews!

Family + Loyalty = Keeping Secrets

When it comes to American history or defending the underdog or getting to the bottom of things, no one outsmarts or outfights Lyndie B. Hawkins. But as far as her family goes, her knowledge is full of holes: What exactly happened to Daddy in Vietnam? Why did he lose his job? And why did they have to move in with her grandparents? Grandma Lady's number one rule is Keep Quiet About Family Business. But when her beloved daddy goes missing, Lyndie faces a difficult choice: follow Lady's rule and do nothing--which doesn't help her father--or say something and split her family right down the middle.


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Gail Shepherd:
Gail Shepherd (1957-2020) graduated from the University of Florida with an M.A. in poetry and received an MFA, also in poetry, from the same institution. She collaborated on radio plays, wrote comic serial magazine stories, published her own biweekly indie newspaper, and worked in the K-12 education industry, supporting teachers and schools with training and technology. A fourth-generation Floridian on her mother's side, she lived in South Florida with her little family and two dogs.

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