Bernadette and the Lunch Bunch

By Susan Glickman
(Second Story Press, Paperback, 9781897187517, 123pp.)

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

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Bernadette is having a hard time starting a new school year. Her best friend has moved away and now she has to deal with bossy teachers and food fights all by herself-and that's just at lunch It's only when she makes three new best friends, Annie, Keisha and Megan, that she finds a way to survive the school lunch room-by forming the Lunch Bunch. Together the girls will plan a pirate birthday party, paint a mural to make someone happy and discover that everyone has a special talent-even if it doesn't belong in the school talent show

Susan Glickman is a writer and a poet. She started writing about the adventures of Bernadette and her friends for her own children. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her husband, two children, one guinea pig and one dog.

About the Author
Susan Glickman is a novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. Her previous fiction includes The Violin Lover (2006), which won the Martin and Beatrice Fischer Prize in Fiction of the Canadian Jewish Book Awards. Her poetry has been published in literary journals across Canada and collected in six books, including The Smooth Yarrow (2012), Running in Prospect Cemetery: New & Selected Poems (2004), and Henry Moore's Sheep (1990). A graduate of Tufts University, she holds a masteer's degree from Oxford and a PhD from the University of Toronto. Her book of crticisim, The Picturesque & the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape (1998) won the Raymond Klibansky Prize and the Gabrielle Roy Prize. She lives in Toronto, where she teaches creative writing at Ryerson University and the University of Toronto and works as a freelance editor.
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