0807609161 Dust jacket condition: VG. Almost as new. In these nineteen episodes Paul Fournel recreates the dreams, fears, and growing pains of a group of French schoolgirls.
The ten young classmates bring their own wisdom and frank perception to a host of adolescent crises, some comic, others tragic: the death of a beloved mother, adjustment to a new parent, the special pains of an overweight child, and the conflicting emotions of puberty. Fournel tells us with a voice that is never sentimental and never patronizing that children are not a race apart. If we have ever been tempted to view childhood as a time of predictable responses and simple decisions, these little girls refresh our naive memories. The stories are not tied to a specific time or place. Instead, their arena and their appeal are universal. Fournel gives us the gift of our former eyes and ears and hearts, and in so doing helps us understand the people we have become - what we have lost forever and what we have merely forgotten, but might profit b ... We ship our books in CorgiPack mailers except for unusually large books and multiple books orders. CorgiPack mailers are constructed with a B-flute corrugated fiberboard pad which provides cushioning and corner protection in transit. They're also 100% recyclable. We ship heavier items B-flute corrugated fiberboard or cartons.
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