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What do you do when your mother makes you invite the most obnoxious kid in your class to your birthday party?

Or when you have to wait another thirty-three and a third years to see a shower of stars?

Or your parents ship you off to fat camp?

Or you have to share your private lunch hour with a girl who's mean to you just because of the color of your skin?

In E. L. Konigsburg's funny and perceptive short stories, four young people cope with difficult situations and, in doing so, learn something that changes their lives.

Synopsis:

Through these four short stories, four illustrators and four children each learn a little something about growing up in our less-than-perfect world.

Synopsis:

What do you do when your mother makes you invite the most obnoxious kid in your class to your birthday party?

Or when you have to wait another thirty-three and a third years to see a shower of stars?

Or your parents ship you off to fat camp?

Or you have to share your private lunch hour with a girl who's mean to you just because of the color of your skin?

In E. L. Konigsburg's funny and perceptive short stories, four young people cope with difficult situations and, in doing so, learn something that changes their lives.

About the Author

E.L. KonigsburgE.L. Konigsburg was born in New York City but did most of her growing up in small towns in Pennsylvania. She graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University as a chemist, and has done both research and teaching in that field. After the youngest of her three children entered school, she began writing. Her books are Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth, a Newbery Honor book; From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, the Newbery Award winner in 1968 and later a William Allen White Award winner; About the B'nai Bagels; (George); Altogether, One at a Time. A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver; The Dragon in the Ghetto Caper; The Second Mrs. Giaconda; Father's Arcane Daughter; Throwing Shadows; and Journey to an 800 Number.

She and her family now live in Jacksonville, Florida, where she enjoys painting, gardening, and walking on the beach-the latter two only in fine weather.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689712906
ill.:
Haley, Gail E.; Mayer, Mercer; Parker, Gary; Schindelman, Laurel
Author:
Parker, Gary
Illustrator:
Parker, Gary E.
Illustrator:
Mayer, Mercer
Author:
Konigsburg, E. L.
Author:
Haley, Gail E.
Author:
Mayer, Mercer
Author:
Parker, Gary E.
Author:
Schindelman, Laurel
Author:
Haley, Gail E.
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Short Stories
Subject:
Situations / General
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
April 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
8.38 x 5.38 in 2.625 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Through these four short stories, four illustrators and four children each learn a little something about growing up in our less-than-perfect world.
"Synopsis" by , What do you do when your mother makes you invite the most obnoxious kid in your class to your birthday party?

Or when you have to wait another thirty-three and a third years to see a shower of stars?

Or your parents ship you off to fat camp?

Or you have to share your private lunch hour with a girl who's mean to you just because of the color of your skin?

In E. L. Konigsburg's funny and perceptive short stories, four young people cope with difficult situations and, in doing so, learn something that changes their lives.

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