Product Details
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9 to 11
4 to 6
Trim Size:
7" x 9"
ISBN-13: 978-1-59078-743-4
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About the Book


As she matures, a girl faces issues and events that are confusing, worrisome, and challenging. Who better than her mother to offer advice and comfort? In seventeen pairs of sensitive verse, poets Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple—real-life mother and daughter—exchange their thoughts on a variety of adolescent issues great and small.

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Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. Her many awards include both the Kerlan Award and the Regina Medal for the body of her work. She lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts, and St. Andrews, Scotland.

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Gil Ashby

Gil Ashby has provided artwork for many advertisements, textbooks, and children’s books, including a book about Rosa Parks by Eloise Greenfield. He lives in Detroit, Michigan.

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