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Circa Now Amber McRee Turner

Circa Now

Amber McRee Turner

Published
ISBN : 9781423176398
Hardcover
288 pages
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Twelve-year-old Circa Monroe has a knack for restoring old photographs. Its a skill she learned from her dad, who loves old pictures and putting fun digital twists on them. His altered Shopt photos look so real that they could fool nearly anybody,MoreTwelve-year-old Circa Monroe has a knack for restoring old photographs. Its a skill she learned from her dad, who loves old pictures and putting fun digital twists on them. His altered Shopt photos look so real that they could fool nearly anybody, and Circa treasures the fun stories he makes up to explain each creation.One day, her father receives a strange phone call requesting an urgent delivery, and he heads out into a storm. The unimaginable happens: a tornado, then a terrible accident. Just as Circa and her mom begin to pick up the pieces, a mysterious boy shows up on their doorstep, a boy called Miles who remembers nothing about his past. The only thing he has with him is the photograph that Circas dad intended to deliver on the day he died.As Circa tries to help Miles recover his identity, she begins to notice something strange about the photos she and her father retouched-the digital flourishes added to the old photos seem to exist in real life. The mysteries of the Shopt photos and Miless past are intertwined, and in order to solve both, Circa will have to figure out whats real and whats an illusion.With stunning prose, captivating photographs, and a hint of magic, Circa Now is a gripping story full of hope and heart.