Happy Birthday, Sophie Hartley

Stephanie Greene (Author)
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Description

The third novel about indomitable, quirky, passionate Sophie. For her double-digit (tenth) birthday, Sophie wants a baby gorilla and convinces herself and most of her friends that she's getting one. This birthday has many surprises in store for Sophie--and not just the kind you unwrap.

Product Details

Price
$6.99
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
August 01, 2011
Pages
123
Dimensions
5.26 X 0.36 X 7.65 inches | 0.27 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780547550251

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About the Author

Stephanie Greene is the author of the Owen Foote books and three novels about Sophie Hartley, as well as a number of other books for children. A graduate of the MFA program in writing for children at Vermont College, Ms. Greene lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Visit her website at www.stephaniegreenebooks.com.

Reviews

"Girls undergoing the same growing-up trials will be happy to have Sophie make them laugh."--Kirkus Reviews "A lively chapter book full of humor, believable family dynamics, and characters who think and talk like real people. . . . Greene explores her themes of identity, ambivalence about growing up, and friendship with an unusual naturalness and depth, yet the themes never trump story or character."--The Horn Book, starred review"[Readers will] want to unwrap this gem of a story and savor the delicious conclusions."--School Library Journal