If you love kids like- 1. Anatastia Krupnik 2. Ramona Quimby 3. The Penderwicks then you will love Annie! For Annie, lists are how she keeps her whole life in order. And there is a lot to keep track of!
Kristin Mahoney is a former magazine editor and elementary school reading teacher with a master's degree in elementary education and teaching literacy from Bank Street College of Education. Her writing has appeared on the New York Times Learning Network Blog, McCall's Magazine, and the SCBWI "Write This" Gallery. Kristin has lived in both Brooklyn and in a small town that resembles Clover Gap. She now lives in New Jersey with her husband and two daughters. Follow her on Twitter at @KMcMahoney.
Perfect for anyone who's ever worried about starting a new school, saying the wrong thing, dying of embarrassment, or losing a best friend. I loved getting to know Annie through her lists! --Kelly Jones, author of Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer
A sweet, clever, warmhearted book, and so fun to read! -Natalie Standiford, author of The Only Girl in School Annie's slightly tongue-in-cheek voice, revealed in the lists and occasional narrative paragraphs, breathes life into the many characters around her, adding believability. 1. Fresh. 2. Fun. 3. Entertaining. --Kirkus Reviews Annie's humor, empathy, and frankness shine through in her engaging narrative. Every character has its own distinct presence on the page, and the individual conflicts help each one feel fully developed and unique. --School Library Journal