Half a Chance

by Cynthia Lord

Half a Chance

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Lucy's just moved to an old house on a lake that she struggles to view artistically in accordance with her photographer father's teachings. Fearing the pictures she takes will never meet his high standards, she anonymously enters a photo contest that he is judging. By the Newbery Honor-winning author of Rules.

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