Me and Fat Glenda

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Simon & Schuster, Dec 1, 1987 - Friendship - 160 pages
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Thin Sara's family is so unconventional and fat Glenda's so conventional that the differences put a real strain on the two girls friendship.

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User Review  - Katy - Goodreads

I read this as a kid and it has stayed with me. Especially the follow-up book. It is kind of hard to find books like this today written about normal kids doing normal things! Lila Perl does a great job taking you into the lives of young teens and making it fun. Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

i read this book when i was in elementary school, and remember thinking how strange it was that the narrator (who was supposed to be a new friend of glenda's) seemed to be fairly disloyal to glenda. i ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
13
Section 3
27
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About the author (1987)

Lila Perl was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1921. She received a B. A. from Brooklyn College and pursued additional studies at both Columbia University and New York University. She started writing children's books when her two children were in elementary school. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 60 works of fiction and nonfiction. Her works include the Fat Glenda series, Isabel's War, Lilli's Quest, The Great Ancestor Hunt: The Fun of Finding Out Who You Are, To the Golden Mountain: The Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, and Behind Barbed Wire: The Story of Japanese Internment During World War II. In 1996, she co-authored the memoir Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story with Marion Bluementhal Lazan. She died in December 2013 at the age of 92.

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