From the New York Times bestselling author of Are You There God? Its Me, Margaret and the adult bestseller In the Unlikely Event comes a tale of family, friendship, and pre-teen life like only JUDY BLUME can deliver. The companion to Just As Long As Were Together.
CAN YOU BE too perfect?
From the outside, Rachel looks like the perfect daughter in the perfect family. Shes a straight-A student, a gifted musician, and a good friend. But Rachel feels as if its all falling apart. Her brother, Charles, was just kicked out of boarding school and is now at home, wreaking havoc. Her sister, Jessica, has problems of her own, which Rachel thinks its her job to help solve. And Rachel herself is considering adding drama club, community service, and class president to her already crowded roster of activities. Rachels best friends, Stephanie and Alison, urge Rachel to lighten up and enjoy the end of seventh grade. Easy for them to say. Not so easy for Rachel. Not even when Jeremy Dragon, the coolest boy in ninth grade, notices her. Is it possible that perfection isnt the key to an exciting life?
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
"A master." SLJ
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Judy Blume is known and loved by millions of readers for her funny, honest, always believable stories. She lives in New York City.