Margie Kelly Breaks the Dress Code


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$7.99  $7.43
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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5.5 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.45 pounds

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About the Author

Bridget Farr is an author, actor, and educator. She's been an elementary and middle school teacher her entire career, most recently a vice principal at an urban public school. She has a masters from the University of Texas at Austin. Bridget is also an actor and producer and has starred in award-winning plays, produced a popular theater series, and written a short film. She is the author of Margie Kelly Breaks the Dress Code and Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home. Bridget lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband, Shiva, and the neighborhood cat, Sherman.


Praise for Margie Kelly Breaks the Dress Code:
"Margie Kelly Breaks the Dress Code is fiercely smart, funny, and feminist. This thoughtful novel should be handed to every middle schooler."

--Brandy Colbert, award-winning author of The Only Black Girls in Town

"Engaging and relatable, Margie Kelly Breaks the Dress Code will inspire readers to stand up and speak out."

--Barbara Dee, author of My Life in the Fish Tank and Maybe He Just Likes You
"Margie is bright, earnest, and appealing, and the issues of dress codes and friendship conflicts will be relatable for many middle school readers. A thoughtful treatment of sexism and white privilege for tweens."--School Library Journal
"Told in a sympathetic first-person voice and featuring an ethnically inclusive cast, Farr's relatable story shows the pitfalls of failing to consider intersectional representation."--Publishers Weekly
Praise for Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home: "Debut author Bridget Farr keeps the story moving swiftly, skillfully weaving in moments of tension that allow her diverse cast of flawed yet sympathetic characters to shine."--Publishers Weekly
"Well imagined [and] undeniable appeal."--Booklist
A fresh, feel-good story that will make readers cheer and appreciate the home and family they may take for granted.--School Library Journal