Paperback $7.99

Yearling | Mar 23, 2010 | 336 Pages | 5-3/16 x 7-5/8 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780440422037

  • Paperback$7.99

    Yearling | Mar 23, 2010 | 336 Pages | 5-3/16 x 7-5/8 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780440422037

  • Hardcover$16.99

    Knopf Books for Young Readers | Apr 08, 2008 | 320 Pages | 5-5/8 x 8-1/4 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780375840906

  • Ebook$7.99

    Knopf Books for Young Readers | Apr 08, 2008 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780375849619

  • CD$34.00

    Listening Library (Audio) | Apr 22, 2008 | 461 Minutes | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780739364994

  • Audiobook Download$17.00

    Listening Library (Audio) | Apr 22, 2008 | 461 Minutes | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780739365007

Awards

Amazon Best of the Year WINNER 2008

Amazon Best of the Year So Far WINNER 2008

Book Sense Children’s Pick List WINNER 2008

Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of the Year WINNER 2008

Texas Bluebonnet Master List WINNER

Maine Student Book Award NOMINEE

Massachusetts Children’s Book Award NOMINEE

Judy Lopez Memorial Award HONOR 2009

Praise

Starred Review, School Library Journal, March 2008:

"This is a book to cherish and to hold close like a warm, cuddly blanket that you draw around yourself to keep out the cold."

Starred Review, Booklist, May 1, 2008:

"Just the sort of cozy fare that’s missing in today’s mean-girl world."

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, April 28, 2008:

“It’s sheer pleasure to spend time with these exquisitely drawn characters, girls so real that readers will feel the wind through their hair as they power down the soccer field.”
Review, San Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 2008:
"Birdsall writes with amazing grace."
Review, Parade, June 22, 2008:
"[A]n old-fashioned (in a good way) read with well-drawn characters, warmth, and humor."
Review, The New York Times Book Review, July 13, 2008:
"Birdsall’s second novel . . . offers comforting comedy."


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