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The Second Life of Abigail Walker - a book by Dowell, Frances O

The Second Life of Abigail Walker

The Second Life of Abigail Walker( )
Author: Dowell, Frances O'Roark
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Imprint:Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.99
Book Description:

Is it possible to start afresh when you’re thoroughly weighted down? A “timeless and entirely of-the-moment” (Publishers Weekly) novel from the author of The Secret Language of Girls. Seventeen pounds. That’s the difference between Abigail Walker and Kristen Gorzca. Between chubby and slim, between teased and taunting. Abby is fine with her body and sick of seventeen pounds making her miserable, so she speaks out against Kristen...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / General
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.125 x 7.625 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.386 Pounds
Author Biography
Dowell, Frances O'Roark (Author)
Frances O'Roark Dowell was born on a military post in Berlin, Germany on May 30, 1964. She received a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Poetry) from the University of Massachusetts. She has written numerous books including Where I'd Like to Be, The Secret Language of Girls, The Kind of Friends We Used to Be, Chicken Boy, and Falling In. She also writes the Phineas L. MacGuire series. She has received numerous awards for her work including Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel for Dovey Coe in 2001, the William Allen White Award for Dovey Coe in 2003, and the Christopher Medal for Shooting the Moon.


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