“[In Top Ten Uses for an Unworn Prom Dress] teens will find it easy to cheer for [the] genuine Nicolette...”
"Ferraro captures the high school voice perfectly with this enjoyable romp about a smart young girl’s desire to make money, only to come up with a slightly harebrained plan that is NOT what she bargained for.”
"The lesson of being true to oneself comes across clearly, and readers will be pulling for Parker in this top-dog-turned-underdog story."
Many of our readers know that I'm a cat lady. I have two at the moment, know most of the cats in my neighborhood, have taken responsibility for strays, and I'm the go-to lady for vacation cat sitting.
So all that said, when I recently heard a story about 400 stray cats living at Disneyland, I was astonished! I make my home in southern California, and have been to Disneyland countless times and never seen a cat there. So I set out to find out if it was true!
Back in school, I loved perusing the Scholastic Book Club flyers. Each book sounded better than the next, and my biggest challenge was narrowing the list to fit my budget. One month I remember receiving a virtual tower of books, and my astonished teacher asking me if I was really going to read them all. (Yep...and the good ones I'd read again and again...)