The hard kind of promise by Gina Willner-Pardo

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Published by Clarion Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Best friends -- Fiction,
  • Friendship -- Fiction,
  • Popularity -- Fiction,
  • Individuality -- Fiction,
  • Middle schools -- Fiction,
  • Schools -- Fiction,
  • California -- Fiction

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California seventh-graders Sarah and Marjorie made a promise in kindergarten to always be friends, but Marjorie is weird and Sarah, wanting to be at least somewhat popular, makes friends with a fellow choir member.

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Book details

Statementby Gina Willner-Pardo.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W683675 Har 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23643001M
ISBN 109780547243955
LC Control Number2009026204
OCLC/WorldCa428894704

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