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Kaui Hart Hemmings

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Kaui Hart Hemmings

Kaui Hart Hemmings has degrees from Colorado College and Sarah Lawrence, and she was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Her first novel, a New York Times bestseller, THE DESCENDANTS, has been published in 22 other countries and is now an Oscar-winning film directed by Alexander Payne and starring George Clooney. She is also the author of a story collection HOUSE OF THIEVES, the novels HOW TO PARTY WITH AN INFANT and THE POSSIBILITIES, and the YA novel JUNIORS. She lives in Hawaii.

Kaui Hart Hemmings

Books by Kaui Hart Hemmings

by Kaui Hart Hemmings - Youth Fiction
Part Hawaiian, part Mainlander.  Perpetual new girl at school. Hanging in the shadow of her actress mother’s spotlight. And now: new resident of the prominent West family’s guest cottage. Bracing herself for the embarrassment of being her classmates’ latest charity case, Lea is surprised when she starts becoming friends with Will and Whitney West instead --- or in the case of gorgeous, unattainable Will, possibly even more than friends. Lea Lane has lived in between all her life. But it isn’t until her junior year that she learns how to do it on her own terms.