Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe

Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe

by Susan Patron, Abigail Halpin
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Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe by Susan Patron, Abigail Halpin

the jam in the sandwich

Sometimes that's how PK feels, squeezed in between her supersmart older sister, Megan, and her superadorable younger sister, Rabbit -- especially now, with Megan almost a teenager and becoming impossible, and Rabbit worrying about going to kindergarten. Why can't people stay the same?

But there's an even bigger change afoot: Mama has decided they should move to a larger apartment. How can they leave behind the big blue chair that's almost like a member of the family? But maybe, just maybe, in a new home PK can find out what makes her as special as her sisters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439158340
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 01/06/2009
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Susan Patron specialized in Children's Services for 35 years at the Los Angeles Public Library before retiring in 2007, the same year her novel The Higher Power of Lucky was awarded the John Newbery Medal. As the library's Juvenile Materials Collection Development Manager, she trained and mentored children's librarians in 72 branches. Patron has served on many book award committees, including the Caldecott and Laura Ingalls Wilder Committees of the American Library Association. She is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

Patron's previous books for children include the Billy Que trilogy of picture books; Dark Cloud Strong Breeze; and a chapter book, Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe. All earned starred reviews, and the latter was named an ALA Notable book. The Higher Power of Luck will be translated into twelve foreign languages and has been optioned for a motion picture. Married to a rare book restorer from the Champagne region of France, Susan is working on the final book in the "Lucky" trilogy.
Abigail Halpin is an illustrator/graphic designer living in New England who likes bright colors, all things retro, and sharp pencils.

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Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe is a short story that is both sweet and relevant for today's youth. Colored by the experiences of her youth, Susan Patron gives us an endearing story of how three sisters deal which each other and the anxieties brought on by having to move to a new apartment. Abigail Halpin, also one of three sisters, provides sweet illustrations well matched to Susan Patron's story. I love the ants!
OOSABookClub More than 1 year ago
"Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe" written by Susan Patron was a good read. Although the main character PK is a girl, my mom said she wanted me to read the book because we both are middle children. My younger sister and I really liked the hamper stories. If I have the chance, I'd read some other books written by this author. Reviewed by: Marquis, 9 years old 5th grade