Finding Perfect

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Publisher Description

To twelve-year-old Molly Nathans, perfect is:

—The number four
—The tip of a newly sharpened No. 2 pencil
—A crisp white pad of paper
—Her neatly aligned glass animal figurines

What’s not perfect is Molly’s mother leaving the family to take a faraway job with the promise to return in one year. Molly knows that promises are sometimes broken, so she hatches a plan to bring her mother home: Win the Lakeville Middle School Poetry Slam Contest. The winner is honored at a fancy banquet with white tablecloths. Molly is sure her mother would never miss that. Right…?

But as time passes, writing and reciting slam poetry become harder. Actually, everything becomes harder as new habits appear, and counting, cleaning, and organizing are not enough to keep Molly's world from spinning out of control. In this fresh-voiced debut novel, one girl learns there is no such thing as perfect.

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2016
October 18
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
192
Pages
PUBLISHER
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
730.4
KB
AUDIENCE
Grades 3-7

Customer Reviews

dunkin12385838364 ,

AMAZING

This is one of my favorite books. I had it in my house for about a year because i just forgot about it. I picked it up one weekend with nothing to read and read it in 2 days! This book will find its way into your heart and stay!

Carly E. L ,

Recommend

I read this book for a school book club and loved it. I recommend for age 12-14.

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