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ANNE BUSTARD - Anywhere But Paradise

Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 3:00pm
603 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703-5413
Anywhere But Paradise Cover Image
ISBN: 9781606845851
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Carolrhoda Books - March 31st, 2015



Sunday, May 3 at 3PM


speaking & signing
Anywhere But Paradise





We're thrilled to welcome Austin author Anne Bustard to BookPeople to celebrate the launch of her brand new middle grade novel, Anywhere But Paradise. Set in 1960 Hawaii, is the story of reluctant seventh-grade newcomer Peggy Sue Bennett, who is baffled by local customs, worried about her quarantined cat and targeted by a school bully because she is haole, white. At first, Peggy Sue would rather be anywhere—anywhere but paradise.


Anne Bustard is the former co-owner of the children's bookstore Toad Hall Bookshop in Austin and an MFA graduate of Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her picture book biography, Buddy: The Story of Buddy Holly (S&S/Wiseman 2005) was an IRA Notable Book and a Bank Street Book of the Year. Like Peggy Sue, Anne has lived in both Texas and Hawaii.           

Thank you for supporting Anne Bustard and your local independent bookstore!