Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;Ten-year-old girls donand#8217;t wear wigs.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;So why is Anya wearing one? Thatand#8217;s what Keely wants to know. But when Anyaand#8217;s wig falls off in front of the whole class, Keely realizes what she really wants is to help Anya, even though sheand#8217;s not sure howand#8212;and even though it means sheand#8217;ll have to do something sheand#8217;s afraid of: stand up to her friends.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;As for Anya, she just wants her hair to grow back, but no one can tell her whether it ever will. How can she learn to accept her disease when she canand#8217;t even look in the mirror?
"A poignant story of discovery."
"The author's sympathetic but not simplistic insight will engage readers."
"Haddix's story is straightforward and compassionate without being preachy or maudlin."
About the Author
Margaret Peterson Haddix is the author of many critically and popularly acclaimed YA and middle grade novels, including The Missing series and the Shadow Children series. A graduate of Miami University (of Ohio), she worked for several years as a reporter for andlt;iandgt;The Indianapolis Newsandlt;/iandgt;. She also taught at the Danville (Illinois) Area Community College. She lives with her family in Columbus, Ohio. Visit her at HaddixBooks.com.