The Top-Secret Journal of Fiona Claire Jardin
By Robin Cruise
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152013837, 160pp.)
Publication Date: April 1998
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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In this humorous, heartbreaking--and hopeful--novel, a young girl struggles to come to terms with her parents’ divorce. Funny, poignant, and above all, honest, Fiona’s journal entries reveal a roller coaster of emotions as she tries to cope in a world that’s been turned upside down. This story is sure to strike a chord with anyone--young or old--who has experienced the comfort and turmoil of family life.
Robin Cruise attended Middlebury College in Vermont and is now the deputy publisher of Harcourt Children's Books. She lives with her family in San Diego, California.
"Lively, funny, and poignant....Will provide hope to any child in the same situation.—Booklist
"The book will evoke laughter and tears as it helps readers work through the pain of divorce."—L.A. Parent