Claim to Fame Published 2009Buy the Book

Claim to Fame

It was a talent that came out of nowhere. One day, Lindsay Scott was on the top of the world, the child star of a hit TV show. The next day her fame had turned into torture. Every time anyone said anything about her, anywhere in the world, she heard it: praise, criticism, back-stabbing… Lindsay had what looked like a nervous breakdown and vanished from the public eye. Now she’s sixteen, and a tabloid newspaper claims that her own father is holding her hostage. The truth is much stranger, but that tabloid article sets off a chain of events that forces Lindsay to finally confront who she really is.

“Haddix’s characters are, as usual, superbly drawn, and Lindsay’s struggle to shape her identity independent of what others think of her will surely resonate with many young readers.”
The Bulletin of the Center of Children’s Books


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