My Life in Pink & Green

By Lisa Greenwald
Amulet Books, Paperback, 9780810989849, 267pp.

Publication Date: September 2010

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Description
Twelve-year-old Lucy Desberg is a natural problem-solver. At her family's struggling pharmacy, she has a line of makeover customers for every school dance and bat mitzvah. But all the makeup tips in the world won t help save the business. If only she could find a way to make it the center of town again a place where people want to spend time, like in the old days. Lucy dreams up a solution that could resuscitate the family business and help the environment, too. But will Lucy's family stop fighting long enough to listen to a seventh-grader? In a starred review, "Kirkus "said this novel successfully delivers an authentic and endearing portrait of the not-quite-teen experience, and "Booklist "called it a warm, uplifting debut. Readers everywhere have responded to Lucy's independence and initiative not to mention her great style.
F&P level: T
F&Pgenre: RF.



About the Author
Lisa Greenwald is the author of Reel Life Starring Us, Sweet Treats & Secret Crushes, and the Pink & Green series. She works in the library at the Birch Wathen Lenox School in Manhattan. She is a graduate of the New School s MFA program in writing for children and lives in Brooklyn. Visit her online at lisagreenwald.com.
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