True Things (Adults Don't Want Kids to Know)
The sixth volume starts with a bang: a huge birthday party featuring surprise guests and a special song from Aunt Tanner! It all seems too good to be true, until it turns out . . . it is. Suddenly, Amelia’s friends are fighting all the time. She gets the worst report card of her life. And when she finally musters the guts to tell a certain boy how she feels about him, she brutally learns why it’s called a “crush.” Aunt Tanner would know just what to do—if she were around. But with her new album and maybe a new boyfriend, she doesn’t seem to have time for Amelia anymore.
There are some tough lessons to learn when you’re eleven, and things may not always turn out as planned. But who says that has to be a bad thing?
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers |
- 176 pages |
- ISBN 9781416986119 |
- October 2010 |
- Grades 2 - 7
Illustrator Jimmy Gownley draws Superhero Amelia
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