The Uncivil War by sheila solomon klass

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Even with her father as principal, Asa Andersen is certain that sixth grade will be perfect, until a new boy in school starts making fun of her name and the baby her mother is expecting is born prematurely.
 

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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 October 1, 1997 by Holiday House. 160 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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But Asa’s no wimp, and she declares war on both her mother—who is pregnant and concerned that the new baby may be a “preemie,” as Asa was—and Robert Lee.

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PW said, In this convincing, ultimately triumphant novel, the 12-year-old heroine wages battle on several fronts, including her weight problem and her overprotective mother. Ages 9-12. (Oct.)

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PW said, ""In this convincing, ultimately triumphant novel, the 12-year-old heroine wages battle on several fronts,"" including her weight problem and her overprotective mother.

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