Willie, the Frog Prince by C. S. Adler

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In helping his new friend and classmate Marla solve her problems with her unpleasant home life, eleven-year-old Willie finds a greater acceptance of and by his perfectionist father.
 

About C. S. Adler

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C. S. Adler is the author of many novels for young readers, including the recent One Unhappy Horse and Winning. She lives on Cape Cod and in Arizona.
 
Published April 18, 1994 by Clarion Books. 176 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Unlike protagonists in such Adler novels as Goodbye, Pink Pig (1985), who escape into fantasy when the going gets tough, Willie Feldman, 11, faces his problems head on--but keeps getting distracted.

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In spite of his best intentions, fifth-grader Willie never seems to measure up to the expectations of either his humorless teacher or his exacting father, who merely wants Willie to ``concentrate.'' E

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In spite of his best intentions, fifth-grader Willie never seems to measure up to the expectations of either his humorless teacher or his exacting father, who merely wants Willie to ``concentrate.'' Even Marla, the new girl, is reluctant to respond to Willie's friendly overtures because, as she e...

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