Split Just Right by Adele Griffin

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After living her life in her actress mother's world of make-believe, ninth-grader Dandelion comes to realize that it is better to face reality.

About Adele Griffin

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ADELE GRIFFIN is the critically acclaimed author of numerous young adult novels, including My Almost Epic Summer, The Other Shepards, and National Book Award Finalists Where I Want to Be and Sons of Liberty. She lives in New York City.
Published May 20, 1997 by Hyperion. 176 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 A teenager learns some unpleasant truths about her parents in this deceptively light-toned portrait of a two-member family.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Split Just Right

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Capaciously evoked characters and settings are the draw in Griffin's second novel as the author exchanges the gravity of her Rainy Season for a bubblier plot. The narrator, 14-year-old Danny Finzimer

Apr 28 1997 | Read Full Review of Split Just Right

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