What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows (Paperback)
Yearling, 9780440418528, 224pp.
Publication Date: November 12, 2002
Twelve-year-old Gabby Weiss is in the market for a stepmother. If only her father would cooperate, Gabby would have someone to tell her what is and isn’t happening to her body. For awhile her father’s girlfriend, Cleo, forms a bond with Gabby. But when the adults break up, Gabby’s hopes for a stepmother are shattered. Still, sharing feelings with a woman has awakened Gabby’s curiosity about her own mother’s mysterious death. Once and for all, Gabby is determined to discover the truth.
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Praise For What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows…
“Unusual, deeply felt. . . . Baskin’s first-person narrative is smoothly engaging overall, and the dialogue rings true.” -- Kirkus Reviews