Girl Wonders

Girl Wonders

by Karen Salmansohn
     
 

At 12 1/2, Alexandra has more questions than she has answers: "Free to be me...or does being me have a price? And if so, how much should I charge?" and "Will my dad and I ever be able to communicate? Am I talking in a voice only elves can hear?" Luckily, with some help from her cabaret-lounge-singer mother (really, she sings on top of pianos) and an

Overview

At 12 1/2, Alexandra has more questions than she has answers: "Free to be me...or does being me have a price? And if so, how much should I charge?" and "Will my dad and I ever be able to communicate? Am I talking in a voice only elves can hear?" Luckily, with some help from her cabaret-lounge-singer mother (really, she sings on top of pianos) and an all-too-honest Very Best Friend, this plucky heroine is perfectly poised for teendom.

An entertaining, right-on-target read for every preteen girl interested in friends, family, crushes, and cliques. Narrative voice is inspiring and informative about such topics as Double-Mom Theory and the mating habits of Tungara frogs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582461625
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.23(w) x 7.47(h) x 0.32(d)
Lexile:
770L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

New Yorker and 'tween expert KAREN SALMANSOHN is the best-selling author of lots of books for adults including How to Be Happy, Dammit! (Ten Speed Press).

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