Rhino by sheila solomon klass

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Disgusted by her inherited family nose, which she believes only looks good on her male relations, Annie suffers from a lack of self-esteem and believes that cosmetic surgery will help her to feel better about herself. Reprint. PW. H. SLJ. K.

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Sheila Solomon Klass has taught English since 1965 at Manhattan Community College of The City University of New York where she holds a full professorship. She has been a United States Information Service lecturer in Creative Writing at several women's colleges in Calcutta, India and has held lectureships at the University of Connecticut and at the Leonia Library, Leonia, New Jersey. She received a First Prize in Fiction Award from the Charles Goldman Judaica Library and a Citation at a Notable New Jersey Author from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. She has published four novels and a memoir as well as ten novels for young adults.
Published February 1, 1996 by Point. 161 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Both Annie's financial obstacle and her sister's wedding stalemate (a subplot tells how she and her betrothed can't yet afford a house) are resolved by their grandfather's brush with death: upon healing, he dispenses money, advice, and his house to those in need.

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Annie, almost 15, hates her nose, especially since a vindictive classmate has started calling her Bump.

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