Product Details
List Price:
$15.95
Ages:
8 to 11
Grades:
3 to 6
Pages:
160
Trim Size:
5.5" x 8.25"
Published:
10/2014
Imprint:
Boyds Mills Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-59078-993-3
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations
Lexile Level:
480L

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About the Book

Overview

Ten-year-old Celie has quite a few things on her mind—fights with her sister Jo, secrets at school, an increasingly forgetful grandmother, and worst of all, a best friend who won’t speak to her. How can a girl who hates change survive, when everything in her life is changing? By writing, of course. Celie’s often comical and always heartfelt diary entries include notes, e-mails, homework assignments, and pages from her top-secret spy notebook.

Reviews

* " . . . Wright's spot-on black-and-white illustrations perfectly complement Sternberg's text. . . This satisfying slice-of-life story about the permutations of friendship and family resonates." Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"As she did in Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie and its sequels, Sternberg exposes the travails of adolescence with authenticity and humor in this first volume of the Top-Secret Diary of Celie Valentine series. . . " Publishers Weekly

Awards
Meet the Author
Other Books by Julie Sternberg

Meet the Illustrator
Other Books by Johanna Wright