Billy Boone by Alison Smith

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Twelve-year-old Billy fights for her right to take trumpet lessons and spend time with her unorthodox grandmother, even though her parents believe these activities will not help her grow up in a ladylike fashion.

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Tim Barringer is professor of history of art at Yale University. Jason Rosenfeld is distinguished chair and professor of art history at Marymount Manhattan College, New York. Alison Smith is curator and head of British art to 1900 at Tate Britain. Elizabeth Prettejohn is professor of history of art at the University of Bristol. Diane Waggoner is associate curator, department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Published May 1, 1989 by Atheneum. 119 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Fiction

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The author of Reserved for Mark Anthony Crowder introduces another protagonist who is determined to pursue a goal despite disapproval from family and others.

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