Emily Arrow may be a poor reader, but she’s terrific in math and is also the fastest runner in her class. In October school gets even better when a newcomer from Florida, Dawn Tiffanie Bosco, joins the class and sits next to her.
When Emily sees that Dawn’s a better reader and a faster runner, she tries to accept it with grace. Emily is still sure it will be fun to have a new friend to show her"fish face" to and share secrets with.
But then Emily discovers something awful–Dawn’s a thief! And to make matters worse, no one will believe Emily.
About Patricia Reilly Giff
“I want to see children curled up with books, finding an awareness of themselves as they discover other people’s thoughts. I want them to make the connection that books are people’s stories, that writing is talking on paper, and I… More about Patricia Reilly Giff
Published by Yearling Sep 01, 1984| 80 Pages| 5-3/16 x 7-5/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780440425571