Tell It to Naomi by Daniel Ehrenhaft

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

Dave Rosen has a secret. “Naomi,” the wise, witty, always-on-target, female writer behind his high school’s hit advice column, is, well, him. A native New Yorker who likes secondhand CD shops, The Simpsons, and meatball heroes.

A kid like him doesn’t have all the answers. He doesn’t even have most of the answers. Dave only got himself dragged into this fiasco to help out his older sister, the real Naomi—and because he let himself be convinced that it might, in some lunatic way, enable him to meet his dream girl, the senior who gets his weak little sophomore heart racing: Celeste Fanucci. If he could get Celeste to write in and open up her soul to “Naomi,” he could use this secret knowledge to transform himself.

He could bridge the unbridgeable chasm between sophomore boys and senior girls. It’s a grand, grand scheme. And it’s about to go haywire.
 

About Daniel Ehrenhaft

See more books from this Author
Daniel Ehrenhaft has written numerous novels, often under the name Daniel Parker, and is the recipient of the 2003 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Novel for The Wessex Papers, Volumes 1 through 3. He lives with his wife, Jessica, in New York City, and would never, ever give her advice unless she wanted him to.
 
Published January 1, 2004 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 208 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Tell It to Naomi

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Sophomore scrub Dave Rosen falls head over heels for bohemian senior Celeste Fanucci at first sight.

| Read Full Review of Tell It to Naomi

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

He's well prepared to deal with the woes of his mostly female readers, since he always has been surrounded by women—his single mother and aunt as well as Naomi.("My mom and Aunt Ruth inhabit a bizarre parallel universe where a woman can be both celibate Jewish ogre and funky, aging hippie—and the...

| Read Full Review of Tell It to Naomi

Reader Rating for Tell It to Naomi
92%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 7 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review