Being Edie Is Hard Today

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.8 X 0.5 X 10.1 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316521741

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About the Author

Ben Brashares lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife, three children, a dog, a cat, a mouse, and a lizard. He writes about his life as a stay-at-home dad in a blog called The SAHD Life. He holds an MFA in creative writing and has written for several magazines, including Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, and Entertainment Weekly.

Elizabeth Bergeland received a BFA in painting from the University of Colorado and works primarily with oils, watercolor, and pencil. Elizabeth grew up in Denver, Colorado, but now lives in Philadelphia with her husband and their three children in a quirky old row home.

Reviews

"Edie's plight is identifiable to anyone who's ever been bullied or who sometimes finds everyday life a bit of a struggle."
--Kirkus Reviews

* "Her mother's love that reminds her that being Edie is more than just all right."--Booklist, starred review

"An interesting and subtle story about feelings and anxiety."--School Library Journal

"Empathetic."
--Publishers Weekly

"This book will serve as a reminder to adult readers harried by kid antics that the comparatively small problems of youth should still be treated with kindness and empathy."--School Library Connection