A] sweet-as-a-cookie "Dairy Queen" companion for slightly younger readers. "Kirkus Reviews"
Fourteen-year-old Sarah Zorn intends to spend the summer with her boyfriend Curtis, waiting for a dead calf to decompose in time for the science fair. Her plans are upended when her fake-boyfriend strategy goes awry just as her hippie Grandma Z invites her on a last-minute Roman holiday. As Sarah explores Italy's ancient wonders, she can t stop boy-liking Curtis . . . or puzzling over her grandmother's odd behavior.Sarahmust learn tonavigate the murky waters of first love, friendship, and family with heart and good humor.
About the Author
Catherine Murdock grew up on a small farm in Connecticutandnow lives in suburban Philadelphia with her husband, two brilliant unicycling children, several cats, and a one-acre yard that she is slowly transforming into a wee, but flourishing ecosystem. She is the author of several books, including the popular Dairy Queen series starring lovable heroine D. J. Schwenk, Princess Ben, and Wisdom's Kiss.