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"Not since Ramona Quimby has a character marched right out of a book with so much bravado, humor, and heart."—Barbara O'Connor, New York Times bestselling author of Wish

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Lolo Weaver Swims Upstream

from Holiday House Books

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

"Bittersweet and heartwarming."—The Horn Book

"This character-driven story is full of warmth and lyrical prose that will fill the reader's heart. Lolo is a passionate and strong character who has many relatable and admirable qualities."—School Library Connection

"Dog lovers will dote on. "—Booklist

"Lolo’s realizations are organic and moving.."—Publishers Weekly

"A big-hearted story about grief, disappointment, and learning to trust yourself and others. Lolo’s quest shows us that, even when your heart is broken, you can still figure out a way to fix things."—Kate Albus, author of A Place To Hang the Moon
"Lolo has the feel of a classic, where small aventures loom large and gentle discoveries change lives. A new friend, a phalanx of pooping geese, and a run-in with a skunk add to the fun, even as this reader's eyes kept misting over. Lolo's unique voice is going to stay with you long after you close this lovely book."—Tricia Springstubb, author of What Happened on Fox Street

Under 200 pages!

CLICK HERE for the Lolo Weaver Swims Upstream Reading Group Guide from the publisher.

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