Sunday, November 18, 2007
The Rising Star of Rusty Nail
Fans and readers of Lesley MM Blume's "Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters" will be thrilled that this talented author has published yet another fantastic novel for readers 11 and up. This thrilling book is about a ten year old girl named Franny Hansen who is a piano prodigy, living in Rusty Nail, Minnesota. Once the "Coot Capital of the US", now Rusty Nail's just a sleepy farming town. Things aren't great for Franny. Her talent has exceeded her lazy piano teacher and now she only plays the piano the the rare school concert.
But then a mysterious Russian woman named Olga Malenkov comes to town. Franny believes that this talented pianist could be her ticket to fame out of town, but the townspeople of Rusty Nail believe that Olga is an evil Communist spy, set out to destroy them all.
Will Franny defy the townspeople-people she knows and loves-to follow her dream of being a world-class pianist?
"The Rising Star of Rusty Nail" is an exciting, fast-paced book about music and the importance of following your heart!
Posted by Bookworm at 4:20 PM