Saturday, March 28, 2009

Hollywood and Maine

Hollywood and Maine by Allison Whittenberg
In 1976 Pennsylvania, middle-schooler Charmaine Upshaw contemplates a career as a model or actress while coping with boyfriend problems and the return of her uncle, a fugitive who cost her family $1,000 in bail money a year earlier.

1 comment:

Danielle Serra/School Library Journal said...

...Zinger dialogue and clever narration promise laughs and an enjoyable read, but some readers might feel compelled to read Sweet Thang for better insight.