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The Grooming of Alice

Title

The Grooming of Alice

Publisher

Athenuem Books for Young Readers

Pages

240 pages

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781442434967

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; Single parent; death of a mother; single father

Annotation

During the summer between eighth and ninth grades, Alice and her friends Pamela and Elizabeth decide to improve themselves through exercise.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

single father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Children's Choices, 2001; Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to the Eighth Edition, 2001; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

friendship; body image; self-perception; summer

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

The Grooming of Alice

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