Things Hoped for

Things Hoped for

Book - 2007
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Seventeen-year-old Gwen, who has been living with her grandfather in Manhattan while she attends music school, joins up with another music student to solve the mystery when her grandfather suddenly goes missing.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2007, c2006
ISBN: 9780545036832
0545036836
Characteristics: 167 p. ; 20 cm

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purplemuzik
Dec 16, 2014

I really enjoyed this. It did a good job of picking up where the last one left off, but it was still its own story. What i really loved though, was Gwen's involvement in violin. Having been a violinist myself since I was four, I could really relate to a lot of what she talked about, such as finding classical music more in depth than fiddle, though fiddle is totally awesome as well. She practically lives my dream-that of becoming really good at violin, going to a summer camp with a lot of other serious young musicians, then auditioning for college and having a mature, interesting best friend like Bobby. Or Robert:)Like the first book, this doesn't have a lot of substance to it, a pretty easy read, but enjoyable nonetheless.

Orange_Fox_31 Aug 20, 2014

this is a really good book

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nimradar123
Jul 13, 2012

A sweet and loving story, quite adorable. i liked this book alot it was awesome. totally recommend it to read #imagineteencontest

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Birdcat
Apr 07, 2012

I absolutely adored this book, and that's coming from an insanely picky reader.
Also, "Things Not Seen" actually comes before this book.

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tentenli
Aug 08, 2011

I love this book!! I suggest that you also read the next book "things not seen".

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Birdcat
Apr 07, 2012

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purplemuzik
Dec 16, 2014

The disappearance of her grandfather and the discovery of an intriguing best friend lead seventeen-year-old Gwen to re-examine her values and perceptions about life.

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