From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" and the upcoming adult novel "In the Unlikely Event" comes a tale of family, friendship, and pre-teen life like only JUDY BLUME can deliver. The companion to "Just As Long As We re Together."
CAN YOU BE "too perfect"?
From the outside, Rachel looks like the perfect daughter in the perfect family. She's a straight-A student, a gifted musician, and a good friend. But Rachel feels as if it's all falling apart. Her brother, Charles, was just kicked out of boarding school and is now at home, wreaking havoc. Her sister, Jessica, has problems of her own, which Rachel thinks it's her job to help solve. And Rachel herself is considering adding drama club, community service, and class president to her already crowded roster of activities. Rachel's best friends, Stephanie and Alison, urge Rachel to lighten up and enjoy the end of seventh grade. Easy for them to say. Not so easy for Rachel. Not even when Jeremy Dragon, the coolest boy in ninth grade, notices her. Is it possible that perfection isn t the key to an exciting life?
"An ALA Best Book for Young Adults"
" A master. SLJ"
"From the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Judy Blume is known and loved by millions of readers for her funny, honest, always believable stories. She lives in New York City.
Mandy Siegfried has worked at theaters in New York, on and off Broadway, and around the country; her film work includes School of Rock, Winter Passing, Liberty Maine, The Out-of-Towners, and St. Andrew's Girls.