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Reluctantly Alice (Alice Books)

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Publisher Comments:

Alice comes home on the first day of junior high with a list of seven things about seventh grade that stink. The one good thing she can think of (besides getting out at 2:30 instead of 3:00) is that she's friends with everybody — and that gives her the idea of setting a goal to make it through the entire school year with everyone liking her.

That turns out to be easier said than done, when Alice gets on the wrong side of the school bully, Denise "Mack-Truck" Whitlock. But Alice's problems with Denise pale before the romantic entanglements of her father and her older brother, Lester. And when Alice decides to help them out, life gets even more complicated.

Synopsis:

Alice comes home on the first day of junior high with a list of seven things about seventh grade that stink. The one good thing she can think of (besides getting out at 2:30 instead of 3:00) is that she's friends with everybody — and that gives her the idea of setting a goal to make it through the entire school year with everyone liking her.

That turns out to be easier said than done, when Alice gets on the wrong side of the school bully, Denise "Mack-Truck" Whitlock. But Alice's problems with Denise pale before the romantic entanglements of her father and her older brother, Lester. And when Alice decides to help them out, life gets even more complicated.

Synopsis:

The third book in Naylor's series finds Alice starting seventh grade, determined to get through the year without making any enemies.

About the Author

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor includes many of her own growing-up experiences in the Alice books. She writes for both children and adults and is the author of more than one hundred and thirty-five books, including the Alice series, which Entertainment Weekly has called "tender" and "wonderful." In 1992 her novel Shiloh won the Newbery Medal. She lives with her husband, Rex, in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  Visit Phyllis online at alicemckinley.wordpress.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689816888
Author:
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Single-parent families
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Alice Books
Series Volume:
1961
Publication Date:
20000601
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 4.62 oz
Age Level:
09-13

Related Subjects

Children's » Middle Readers » General
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Adolescence

Reluctantly Alice (Alice Books)
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Product details 192 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780689816888 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Alice comes home on the first day of junior high with a list of seven things about seventh grade that stink. The one good thing she can think of (besides getting out at 2:30 instead of 3:00) is that she's friends with everybody — and that gives her the idea of setting a goal to make it through the entire school year with everyone liking her.

That turns out to be easier said than done, when Alice gets on the wrong side of the school bully, Denise "Mack-Truck" Whitlock. But Alice's problems with Denise pale before the romantic entanglements of her father and her older brother, Lester. And when Alice decides to help them out, life gets even more complicated.

"Synopsis" by , The third book in Naylor's series finds Alice starting seventh grade, determined to get through the year without making any enemies.
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