Poser by Alison Hughes

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Twelve-year-old Luke has been a model for as long as he can remember, but all he really wants to do is play hockey and eat pizza with extra cheese.
 

About Alison Hughes

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Alison Hughes is a veteran photojournalist specializing in outdoor adventures, from rappelling and dog sledding to canoeing and kayaking. In recent years, she has become enchanted with sea kayaking, a sport she practices frequently from her home at Chamcook, New Brunswick, on the shores of Passamaquoddy Bay, an arm of the Bay of Fundy. A teacher and public relations professional, Hughes has taught writing in Canada and the United States, and she offers writing workshops and slide presentations for a widely varied audience. She spent four years as a photojournalist for several Canadian newspapers; in particular, her numerous articles in the New Brunswick "Telegraph Journal" showcase the wide range of outdoor activities available in Atlantic Canada. She has also contributed to many other newspapers and magazines including the "Ottawa Citizen, Canoe & Kayak" and "Adventure Kayak".
 
Published April 1, 2013 by Orca Book Publishers. 168 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Sports & Outdoors.

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A 12-year-old boy just won't be able to hold his head up in his middle school if his friends find out he's a professional model.

Mar 18 2013 | Read Full Review of Poser

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Twelve-year-old Luke “Spin” Spinelli has been a model since before he could crawl. He knows the drill like the back of his hand, but he hates modeling, keeps it secret from all of his friends, and dre

Mar 04 2013 | Read Full Review of Poser

Gr 5–7—Twelve-year-old Luke Spinelli tells his story in a witty narrative that embraces important themes. He's been a model since his diaper days, when he was the Dribbleez Cute Patoot. Now that he's a middle schooler, though, he worries abou

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Poser

Gr 5–7—Twelve-year-old Luke Spinelli tells his story in a witty narrative that embraces important themes. He's been a model since his diaper days, when he was the Dribbleez Cute Patoot. Now that he's a middle schooler, though, he worries abou

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Poser

Gr 5–7—Twelve-year-old Luke Spinelli tells his story in a witty narrative that embraces important themes. He's been a model since his diaper days, when he was the Dribbleez Cute Patoot. Now that he's a middle schooler, though, he worries abou

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Poser

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