The Luck of the Buttons, Anne Ylvisaker
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The Luck of the Buttons

Author: Anne Ylvisaker

Narrator: Laura Hamilton

Unabridged: 3 hr 22 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Published: 04/12/2011

Genre: Children & Young Adults Fiction - Historical - United States - 20th Century

Ages: 12 - 13

Synopsis

Tugs Esther Button was born to a luckless family. Buttons don’t presume to be singers or dancers. They aren’t athletes or artists, good listeners or model citizens. Until tomboy Tugs befriends the popular Aggie Millhouse, wins a brand-new Brownie camera in the Independence Day raffle, and stumbles into a mystery only she can solve, she looks at her hapless family and sees her own reflection looking back. But it’s a summer of change, and it just may be that in the end, being a Button is precisely what one clumsy, funny, spirited, and observant young heroine decides to make of it. Award-winning author Anne Ylvisaker has trained her own observant eye on a small Iowa town in 1929 to craft a riotously endearing portrait of a family like no other.

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