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KidsRead: Ava and Pip by Carol Weston

Tuesday December 2, 2014
10:30 am

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For this KidsRead event, we welcomed Carol Weston and 90 6th grade students from The Young Women's Leadership School in Queens.


About Ava and Pip (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky)

 

Meet outgoing Ava Wren, a fun fifth grader who tries not to lose patience with her shy big sister. When Pip's 13th birthday party turns into a disaster, Ava gets a story idea for a library contest.

 

But uh-oh, Ava should never have written "Sting of the Queen Bee." Can Ava and her new friend help Pip come out of her shell? And can Ava get out of the mess she has made?

 

"A big W-O-W for Ava and Pip!" - Julie Sternberg, Like Pickle Juice On a Cookie

 

 

Carol Weston writes for kids, teens, and grown-ups and has been the advice columnist at Girls' Life since 1994. Newsweek calls her a "Teen Dear Abby." Her twelve books include The Diary of Melanie Martin and the three additional titles in the Melanie Martin series, as well as Ava and Taco Cat, which is coming out in March, 2015, and Girltalk: All the Stuff Your Sister Never Told You, which came out in a dozen languages. The New York Times Book Review says Ava and Pip "perfectly captures the complexities of sisterhood" and is "a love letter to language." Carol lives in New York City. Visit her at www.carolweston.com.

 

 

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Carol Weston writes for kids, teens, and grown-ups and has been the advice columnist at Girls' Life since 1994. Newsweek calls her a "Teen Dear Abby." Her twelve books include The Diary of Melanie Martin and the three additional titles in the Melanie Martin series, as well as several nonfiction titles for young women. She lives in New York City. Visit her at - See more at: http://www.centerforfiction.org/calendar/kidsread-ava-amp-pip-by-carol-weston#sthash.jchUcgfF.dpuf
About Ava & Pip (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky) Meet outgoing Ava Wren, a fun fifth grader who tries not to lose patience with her shy big sister. When Pip's 13th birthday party turns into a disaster, Ava gets a story idea for a library contest. - See more at: http://www.centerforfiction.org/calendar/kidsread-ava-amp-pip-by-carol-weston#sthash.bBzCsZ7j.dpuf
About Ava & Pip (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky)

Meet outgoing Ava Wren, a fun fifth grader who tries not to lose patience with her shy big sister. When Pip's 13th birthday party turns into a disaster, Ava gets a story idea for a library contest.

 

But uh-oh, Ava should never have written "Sting of the Queen Bee." Can Ava and her new friend help Pip come out of her shell? And can Ava get out of the mess she has made?

 

"A big W-O-W for Ava and Pip!"—Julie Sternberg, Like Pickle Juice On a Cookie

 

 

Carol Weston writes for kids, teens, and grown-ups and has been the advice columnist at Girls' Life since 1994. Newsweek calls her a "Teen Dear Abby." Her twelve books include The Diary of Melanie Martin and the three additional titles in the Melanie Martin series, as well as several nonfiction titles for young women. She lives in New York City. Visit her at www.carolweston.com.

- See more at: http://www.centerforfiction.org/calendar/kidsread-ava-amp-pip-by-carol-weston#sthash.bBzCsZ7j.dpuf
About Ava & Pip (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky)

Meet outgoing Ava Wren, a fun fifth grader who tries not to lose patience with her shy big sister. When Pip's 13th birthday party turns into a disaster, Ava gets a story idea for a library contest.

 

But uh-oh, Ava should never have written "Sting of the Queen Bee." Can Ava and her new friend help Pip come out of her shell? And can Ava get out of the mess she has made?

 

"A big W-O-W for Ava and Pip!"—Julie Sternberg, Like Pickle Juice On a Cookie

 

 

Carol Weston writes for kids, teens, and grown-ups and has been the advice columnist at Girls' Life since 1994. Newsweek calls her a "Teen Dear Abby." Her twelve books include The Diary of Melanie Martin and the three additional titles in the Melanie Martin series, as well as several nonfiction titles for young women. She lives in New York City. Visit her at www.carolweston.com.

- See more at: http://www.centerforfiction.org/calendar/kidsread-ava-amp-pip-by-carol-weston#sthash.bBzCsZ7j.dpuf