Ava and Pip

February 23, 2015|
Ava and Pip by Carol Weston
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The first installment in the Ava and Pip series, perfect for aspiring writers and anyone that loves palindromes and word play. Ava and Pip is a funny and heartfelt story of Ava, an outgoing girl who wants to help her sister come out of her shell, and become a writer when she grows up.

"A love letter to language."-The New York Times

Meet outgoing Ava Wren, a fun fifth grader who triesnot to lose patience with her shy big sister. She can't understand why Pip is so reserved and never seems to make friends with others, and decides to use her writing talents to help her sister overcome her shyness. She writes a short story based on the girl that ruined her sister's birthday party ... but it doesn't quite go over like she wanted it to.

Can Ava and her new friend help Pip come out of her shell? And can Ava get out of the mess she has made, and really be areal writer like she always dreamed?

Great for parents, educators and librarians looking for:
  • A heartwarming read that has messages of sisterhood, identity, and friendship
  • Funny books for girls ages 9 to 12
  • A story that incorporates word play (especially palindromes!)
  • A story with a character wants to be a writer, perfect for aspiring young authors
  • Carol Weston writes for all ages and has been the advice columnist at Girls' Life since 1994. Her 16 award-winning books include Speed of Life, Ava and Pip, and Girltalk, which came out in a dozen languages. Speed of Life is a YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults," and The New York Times calls it "funny, perceptive, and moving." Carol h...
    Title:Ava and Pip
    Product dimensions:224 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.59 in
    Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.59 in
    Published:February 23, 2015
    Appropriate for ages:9 - 12
    ISBN - 13:9781492601838

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