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“Tell me how you feel about something,” her mother said.
     “About what?” Meg asked.
     “Anything. Just tell me how you really feel about something.”
     “Okay.” Meg folded her arms across her chest. “I dont like reporters, Secret Service agents, or starting school tomorrow.”
     “No argument there,” her mother said.
     “I wish we still lived in Massachusetts, I wish you were an English teacher, I wish . . .” She stopped.
     “Do you really wish I were an English teacher?” her mother asked.
     Meg shrugged. “Just anything but president, right?” said her mother.
     “It could be worse.” Meg said.
     “What do you mean?”
     “You could be pope.”

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312374884
Author:
White, Ellen Emerson
Publisher:
Feiwel & Friends
Author:
Ellen Emerson Whi
Author:
te
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Moving, Household
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Washington, d. c.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Adolescence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Situations / New Experience
Subject:
Politics & Government
Edition Description:
First
Publication Date:
20080722
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.84 x 5.87 x 0.78 in
Age Level:
from 12 up to 17

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Katharine Vaughn Powers, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts with a sterling New England pedigree, is so morally strong that during her (successful) presidential campaign, her 15-year-old daughter, Meg, quietly wonders if she isn't too good to be true. 'Your mother is absolutely, totally, almost sickeningly honest,' her father reassures her. She's also beautiful, chic, witty, brilliant and, on top of it, a believable character. White pulls off this not inconsiderable feat by viewing her through Meg's critical eyes, letting Meg weigh her mother's ambition against her unspoken wishes for a more attentive mother. The author leaves it to readers to observe how closely Meg resembles the woman she ironically thinks of as the Leader of the Free World; Meg herself is too busy making cynical jokes at her own expense, learning White House protocol and keeping her equally intelligent younger brothers in line. Ages 12 — up." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , Sixteen-year-old Meghan Powers likes her life just the way it is. However, her life is about to change. Meg's mother, one of the most prestigious Senators in the country, is running for President--and she's going to win.
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