Do-Over by Rachel Vail
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Thirteen-year-old Whitman has to deal with the anger he feels towards his father when his parents separate, his own interest in several girls, and the heady feeling of acting in his first play.
 

About Rachel Vail

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Rachel Vail is the author of the Friendship Ring series; the Avery sisters trilogy, which includes the critically acclaimed "Lucky", "Gorgeous", and "Brilliant"; and the novels "If We Kiss"; "Do-Over"; "Ever After"; "You, Maybe"; d"Daring to be Abigail"; and "Wonder". Rachel is also the author of the picture books "Righty and Lefty: A Tale of Two Feet", "Sometimes I'm Bombaloo", and "Jibberwillies at Night". Rachel lives in New York City with her husband and their two sons.
 
Published September 1, 1992 by Scholastic. 143 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Romance, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Meanwhile, best friend Doug slights Andi in another kissing game but, though Doug's racism deeply distresses Whit, he never quite realizes that nice Mackey is actually becoming a better friend.

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The star of this fresh and appealing slice of junior high school life, eighth grader Whitman Levy, appeared briefIy in Vail's first book, Wonder. Here Whit must work through some of life's thornier is

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A lovely, ever-so-hefty cow takes center stage--literally--as a monkey named Hiram Diddle Diddle (Hi for short) directs her in a stage production of his rhyme.

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``Large doses of authentic preteen jocularity'' infuse what PW called a ``fresh and appealing slice of junior high achool life,'' in which eighth-grader Whit Levy confronts assorted tribulations.

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The star of this fresh and appealing slice of junior high school life, eighth grader Whitman Levy, appeared briefIy in Vail's first book, Wonder.

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