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Full Moon, Half a Heart (Celeste #2)

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Sixth grade is almost over. Celeste loves Kansas (her grandparents, her trailer house on the edge of town, almost everything) but Dad is moving them north to Wisconsin. To a stinky dairy farm, at that.

Far from Sunflower State Mennonite School and her friend Lexi, Celeste struggles to adjust to a place where school feels like prison, winter lasts forever, and her only pal i
Paperback, 219 pages
Published May 2019 by Plain Day Press
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Oh my! I waited a long time for this book and it was well worth it! Celeste's father decided that he wanted to try dairy farming in Wisconsin. The rest of the family wasn't enthused but went along anyway. At first Celeste hated it but gradually adapted. She learned to enjoy farm life and made new friends. Eventually her father learned that he wasn't cut out to be a farmer and they moved back to Kansas. This story is based on the author's childhood. Sequel to Growing Toward the
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Jun 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Celeste, a sixth grader, lives in a trailer home at the edge of town on the Kansas prairie with her dad and mom, younger sisters Farrah and Karolyn, baby brother Monty, and cat Spicy. Her beloved Grandpa and Grandma live nearby, and Aunt Wendy often visits when home from her work on an Indian reservation. Celeste attends the Sunflower State Mennonite School where she loves her teacher Mr. Smith and her best friends Lexi and Renita, although bossy Tony often teases and annoys her. But life seems ...more
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Vila Gingerich grew up in Mennonite communities across the Midwest. She spent seven years doing volunteer work in Romania and now lives on fifty acres in Missouri with her husband, cats, and an overgrown veggie garden.

She was a winner of the 2014 Highlights for Children fiction contest and her work has been published in Highlights for Children and Purpose magazines. She is currently working on th

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