Squashed

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Random House Children's Books, Oct 1, 1994 - Country life - 208 pages
34 Reviews
Humor, agriculture and young love all come together in Joan Bauer's first novel, set in rural Iowa. Sixteen-year-old Ellie Morgan's life would be almost perfect if she could just get her potentially prize-winning pumpkin to put on about 200 more pounds--and if she could take off 20 herself...in hopes of attracting Wes, the new boy in town.


Ninth Annual Delacorte Press Prize for an Outstanding First Young Adult Novel.

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User Review  - Kiirsi Hellewell - Goodreads

I picked this up at the library because I LOVE Joan Bauer's books. This one was kind of dated (published in 1992 or something) and the plot dragged a bit, but had a delightful small-town charm. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul Deutschmann - Goodreads

I think that this is a great book to read when you want to sort of take a break from life and enjoy a great story about someone other that yourself, told by someone other than yourself. I think it is ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1994)

Joan Bauer is the criticallyacclaimed author of numerous young adult novels, including "Best Foot Forward," "Rules of the Road" (recipient of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize) and Newbery Honor-winner Hope Was Here. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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