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Publisher Comments:

"Before last summer Maureen and I were best friends....At least I think we were. I don't know what happened exactly. As some people who get hit by trucks sometimes say,'I didn't see anything coming.'"

When her best friend since the third grade starts acting as though Debbie doesn't exist, Debbie finds out the hard way that life can be a lonesome place. But in the end the heroine of this wryly funny coming-of-age story--a girl who lives in a house covered with stuff that is supposed to look like bricks but is just a fake brick pattern--discovers that even the hourly tragedies of junior high school can have silver linings, just as a house covered with Insul-Brick can protect a real home. This first novel shines--fun, engrossing, bittersweet, and wonderfully unpredictable.

Synopsis:

In a poignant coming-of-age story, Debbie finds herself hurt and lonely when Maureen, her best friend since the third grade, inexplicably starts to ignore her and keeps company with someone else. An ALA Notable Book. Reprint.

Synopsis:

Debbie is dismayed when her best friend Maureen starts spending time with ordinary, boring Glenna.

Table of Contents

Where I live — That perfect day in April, for example — May — The open house — June — At some point July turned into August — September — October — The hike — The intruder — November — Thanksgiving Monday — Early December — Christmas Eve.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062062888
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Fiction
Illustrator:
Lynne Rae Perkins
Author:
Perkins, Lynne Rae
Author:
Lynne Rae Perkins
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Best friends
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010220
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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Children's » General
Children's » Humor
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Friendship
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance

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Product details 224 pages HarperCollins - English 9780062062888 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In a poignant coming-of-age story, Debbie finds herself hurt and lonely when Maureen, her best friend since the third grade, inexplicably starts to ignore her and keeps company with someone else. An ALA Notable Book. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , Debbie is dismayed when her best friend Maureen starts spending time with ordinary, boring Glenna.
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