Mack, Tracy. Drawing lessons.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Book Review - Young Adult Review - Brief Article

Scholastic. 168p. c2000. 0-439-11203-6. $4.99. J

To quote KLIATT's March 2000 review of the hardcover edition:

Eighth-grader Rory is an artist, like her father. When her favorite tree has to be chopped down, she sketches it: through art, she believes, "you could bring back something you'd lost and keep it forever." But when her father unexpectedly leaves the family, Rory is devastated and abandons her art. She and her mother do their best to cope, and Rory keeps her pain a secret from even her best friend. It isn't until she finds her father in New York City and expresses her anger at him that she realizes how much he still cares about her, and appreciates her artistic talent. Rory is...

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