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Fiction Ages 6-8
Pages: 122
Themes: Bullying
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2007
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Rose decides to have a sleepover party for her birthday. What she thought was a great idea turns into a nightmare when the two most popular girls in the class declare they won’t attend if Rose insists on inviting her best friend, Stacy.

The Hamilton Spectator
My Worst/Best Sleepover Party captures better than any other book in recent memory the playground nastiness and gang mentality that informs these spiteful schoolgirl cliques.
Toronto Star
Touches on all the key issues in a way that will keep kids (including boys) and grownups interested.
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This book really delves into the pain and suffering that bullying can cause.
CM Magazine
Rose is a very believable character with whom any girl will be able to identify.

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