The Very Ordered Existence of Merilee Marvelous (Paperback)
Greenwillow Books, 9780061231995, 380pp.
Publication Date: April 28, 2009
Thirteen-year-old Merilee Monroe maintains a Very Ordered Existence, VOE for short. As long as she keeps up with her minute-by-minute daily schedule, she can avoid the internal trauma caused by change and spontaneity. So when two very distracting newcomers arrive in town, Merilee does her best to ignore them and stick to her plans. But can even a VOE have some room for friendship?