The Bubblegum Babes Guide to Sixth Grade - Review
This is one book that I would have cherished as a little girl.
The Bubblegum Babes' Guide to Sixth Grade is the first in a
series designed for young people growing up in today's
fast-paced and high-pressure world. Doreen Lewis wrote it
so that each chapter can be read as a complete story on its
own - perfect for pre-teens that like to read small sections at
a time. An award winning author and mother of two, Doreen
writes with clarity and energy and draws upon her life for
inspiration in her work. Her own personality is revealed
nicely in the Acknowledgement and About Author sections in
The main character, Kelly, takes the reader through
adventures with her three best friends. They dub
themselves the Bubblegum Babes after an evening of
giggles and make-up. The four girls experience and
discuss many things that aren't easy to talk about in
everyday life. Excellent advice is interwoven into each tale
from how to maintain friendships, the mysteries of
menstruation and the complexity of discovering an interest
Starting with their nervous beginnings in a new school year
right through to the graduation dance, The Bubblegum
Babes will have you wishing you were one of them.
Author: Doreen Lewis
Publisher: Helm Publishing
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