Sweet Treats & Secret Crushes
Authors: By Lisa Greenwald
Imprint: Amulet Books
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 11/1/2010
Trim Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
Page Count: 304
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
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About the book
When a blizzard threatens to ruin Valentine’s Day, three seventh-grade friends make and distribute fortune cookies to their lonely neighbors—and confront the secrets they’ve been keeping from one another.
Confident Kate doesn’t notice much but the latest gossip, and shy Georgia can’t say out loud what’s always on her mind. They’re joined by observant, careful Olivia, whose epic, single-minded crush on PBJ (real name: Phillip Becker-Jacobs) is starting to frustrate the other two. Using fortune cookies that mysteriously always seem to speak directly to the person who opens them, the three girls try to work together to bring some love to their building, while reminding each other why they’re such good friends to begin with.
With all the right ingredients to appeal to tween girls, this is an irresistible confection from an emerging talent.
"The trio’s romantic ups and downs tie the story together… an affectionate, insightful ode to friendship. An enjoyable, sure-to-be popular read." –Booklist
About the author
Lisa Greenwald is the author of My Life in Pink & Green
, which earned a starred review from Kirkus
. She works in the library at the Birch Wathen Lenox School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She is a graduate of the New School’s MFA program in writing for children and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her online at www.lisagreenwald.com.