Always, Abigail

April 15, 2016|
Always, Abigail by Nancy J. Cavanaugh
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Age Level: 8 and up | Grade Level: 3 to 7

From the award-winning author of This Journal Belongs to Ratchet, a hilarious and heartwarming story about cheerleading, popularity, and middle school survival told exclusively through lists and letters.

Always Abigail is the perfect growing up book for girls, and with its illustrated format, this book is perfectly suited for reluctant readers kids aged 9-12 who love graphic novels.

Sixth Grade To Do List:

  1. Make the Pom Pom Squad!
  2. Be best friends forever with Alli and Cami
  3. Don't panic when #1 and #2 look like they're totally not going to happen

Abigail and her two best friends are poised for a life of pom-poms and popularity. But not only does Abigail end up in a different homeroom, she doesn't make the squad. Then everyone's least favorite teacher pairs Abigail up with the school's biggest outcast for a year-long Friendly Letter Assignment. Abigail can hardly believe her bad luck! As her so-called best friends and dreams of pom pom fame start to slip away, Abigail has to choose between the little bit of popularity she has left or letting it go to be a true friend.

A Texas Bluebonnet Nominee

A South Carolina Book Awards Honoree

"Brimming with honesty and heart."-Caroline Starr Rose, award-winning author of MAY B.

"Told in the hyper-chatty, status-obsessed voice of your secretly sweet best friend, Always, Abigail is always adorable."-Tim Federle, author of Better Nate Than Eve

Great for parents and educators looking for:

  • A story told in a unique format, perfect for readers that love graphic novels and reluctant readers
  • A good conversation starter for girls who are having trouble adjusting to a new grade or school
  • A realistic story about a girl who struggles to balance social pressures and her own moral compass
Nancy J. Cavanaugh is the award-winning author of This Journal Belongs to Ratchet and Always, Abigail, which was a Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee. She has a bachelor of science in education and a master's in curriculum and instruction. She was an elementary school teacher for more than fifteen years as well as a library media specialis...
Title:Always, Abigail
Product dimensions:336 pages, 7.95 X 6.09 X 0.86 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 7.95 X 6.09 X 0.86 in
Published:April 15, 2016
ISBN - 13:9781492635574

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