What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows (Paperback)

By Nora Raleigh Baskin

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.

About the Author

This is Nora Raleigh Baskin's first novel.

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