Me and Fat Glenda (Paperback)

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She's fat. She's loud-mouthed. She's pushy. She's opinionated. She's prejudiced. She has a "creative" way with the truth. She is madly in love with your sixteen-year-old brother. All the other kids in seventh-grade hate her and she hates them. Her mother has a petition going to try to force your family out of the neighborhood. . . . And she's your best friend There's no one like Fat Glenda. In Lila Perl's 1972 comedy, while Sara has to cope with her family's unorthodox ways and the town's prejudice against them, it's her new friend Glenda who Sara has to really watch out for. For Glenda has a secret, and everyone in town knows it . . . but Sara

Lila Perl has published over sixty volumes of fiction and nonfiction for young readers. In addition to the successful Fat Glenda series, Perl has twice received American Library Association Notable awards for nonfiction and is the recipient of the Sidney Taylor Award for Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story.


About the Author


Lila Perl grew up in Brooklyn. She has published over sixty volumes of fiction and nonfiction for young readers. In addition to the successful Fat Glenda series, Perl has twice been received American Library Association Notable awards for nonfiction and is the recipient of the Sidney Taylor Award for Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story. Perl holds a degree from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, and is the sister of Nobel-Prize-winning physicist Martin Perl. She lives in Queens, New York.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781939601032
ISBN-10: 1939601037
Publisher: Lizzie Skurnick Books
Publication Date: January 28th, 2014
Pages: 156
Language: English