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Words That Start With B Brilliant Best ever That was how grade seven was supposed to be, but so far things aren t turning out as well as Clarissa Delaney had planned It s hard enough being the unexceptional daughter of a bona fide beauty queen, but lately her best friend Benji can t seem to stand up for himself, Michael Greenblat keeps giving her strange gifts and Mattie Cohen, world class goody two shoes, seems to think they are friends Things can t possibly get any worse or can they In this year of surprises, you ll laugh as Clarissa takes on boys, bullies, and the one B word she can t bring herself to say. New Download eBook Words That Start With B By Vikki VanSickle – sneakerspear.co.uk

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  1. It seems that a lot of books my daughter and I have read in the past year deal with Grade 7 Ah yes the beginning of high school here in Quebec or middle grade, it seems everywhere else It s the year most kids are twelve going on thirteen and experiencing the ups and downs of growing up As Clarissa, the main character in Words That Start With B says, the first day of school used to mean the death of summer This year the first day of school means the first day of the rest of my life VanS It seems that a lot of books my daughter and I have read in the past year deal with Grade 7 Ah yes the beginning of high school here in Quebec or middle grade, it seems everywhere else It s the year most kids are twelve going on thirteen and experiencing the ups and downs of growing up As Clarissa, the main character in Words That Start With B says, the first day of school used to mean the death of summer This year the first day of school means the first day of the rest of my life VanSickle deals well with the issues brough...

  2. I loved, loved, loved this book Not only is the voice of Clarissa, seventh grader, spot on, but all the characters are so perfectly genuine and lovable, from best friend Benji, who is terribly bullied for being different, new friend Mattie, who is larger than life, to Annie, Clarissa s single mom and former beauty queen Clarissa navigates her troubles some small ones, some really big ones with the flawed grace of a girl who doesn t always make the smartest choices, even though her heart is g I loved, loved, loved this book Not only is the voice of Clarissa, seventh grader, spot on, but all the characters are so perfectly genuine and lovable, from best friend Benji, who is terribly bullied for being different, new friend Mattie, who is larger than life, to Annie, Clarissa s single mom and former beauty queen Clarissa navigates her troubles some small ones, some really big ones ...

  3. The cover The words chalky effect is about the only eye catching aspect of the cover Having a solid colour for the background always seems like an easy way out to me unless it s an integral part of the bigger picture , and the bottom black edging looks like it s there just to break up the monotony The direction the girl s looking, to the top right, kind of suggests a hopeful expression, but I wouldn t say the drawn style of the girl appeals very much to middle graders.The book The first chap The cover The words chalky effect is about the only eye catching aspect of the cover Having a solid colour for the background always seems like an easy way out to me unless it s an integral part of the bigger picture , and the bottom black edging looks like it s there just to break up the monotony The direction the girl s looking, to the top right, kind of suggests a hopeful expression, but I wouldn t say the drawn style of the girl appeals very much to middle graders.The book The first chapter a single paragraph acted like a prologue...

  4. Clarissa Delaney and her best friend Benji are on tenterhooks as they prepare to start Grade 7 Will they finally get to be in the wonderful Miss Ross s class Clarissa feels she has been waiting for this day for almost her whole life When she finds out that Miss Ross is on sabbatical and goofy Mr Campbell will be teaching 7B in her place, she can scarcely contain her disappointment Grade 7 holds other absurdities as well Michael Greenblatt s mystifying behaviour, for instance, and annoying Clarissa Delaney and her best friend Benji are on tenterhooks as they prepare to start Grade 7 Will they finally get to be in the wonderful Miss Ross s class Clarissa feels she has been waiting for this day for almost her whole life When she finds out that Miss Ross is on sabbatical and goofy Mr Campbell will be teaching 7B in her place, she can scarcely contain her disappointment Grade 7 holds other absurdities as well Michael Greenblatt s mystifying behaviour, for instance, and annoying Mattie Cohen s persistent attempts to act like they are friends Then there is tough guy Terry DiCarlo...

  5. I won this book through www.10storiesup.blogspot.com as part of a feature on TD Book Week The book jacket does not mention that one of the B words is breast cancer but I found Clarissa s mother s diagnosis to be the most compelling part of the story Clarissa s reaction to it is emotionally authentic and her mother s treatment is realistic The rest of the B words, including bully and best friend are also handled well The writing is excellent, the characters are unique, and the story moves at I won this book through www.10storiesup.blogspot.com as part of a feature on TD Book Week The book jacket does not mention that one of the B words is breast cancer but I found Clarissa s mother s diagnosis to be the most compelling part of the story Clarissa s reaction to it is emotionally authentic and her mother s treatment is...

  6. I bought this book and the sequel, Love is a Four Letter Word for my 10 year old daughter, but because I m writing in that age category right now as well, I thought I d best give it a read She devoured them both in two days and enjoyed them equally I love that the author has created an especially strong females voice in the narrator protagonist, easy to visualize and empathize with most of the time She has to deal with both coming of age and some traumatic life and death issues whith I bought this book and the sequel, Love is a Four Letter Word for my 10 year old daughter, but because I m writing in that age category right now as well, I thought I d best give it a read She devoured them both in two days and enjoyed them equally I love that the author has created an especially strong females voice in the narrator protagonist, easy to visualize and empathize with most...

  7. Another book dealing with a parent s illness I was basically crying all weekend I really liked the narrative voice in this one, definitely nailed grade 7 girl I also felt that the various storylines bullying, friendship, parental illness, and a pre romance, all worked together really well and didn t feel smushed in They just felt like a slice of life in grade 7 Another character driven novel that I would recommend to middle school girls Another book dealing with a parent s illness I was basically crying all weekend I really liked the narrative voice in this one, definitely nailed grade 7 girl I also felt that the various storylines bullying, friendship, parental illness, and a pre ro...

  8. Very emotional journey for Clarissa,she grows as the year progresses and it s very interesting to read It s also intriguing of how young she is, and how I, two years older, wouldn t have handled many of these situations as good as she did I recommend to ...

  9. well written and very funny, something that you can relate to, most of the time I recommend this book for anybody, especially those who know of somebody with breast cancer, or any type of cancer Be BRAVE

  10. This book was written by an old friend of mine and I really enjoyed it She made the main character credible likeable with great development throughout the book A great read for young adults I was happy to see some influences from our hometown and growing up experiences.