Alice the Brave

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Aladdin, Feb 24, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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A month before I started eighth grade, I knew I was going to have to face something I'd been afraid of for a long time....If we were going to spend the rest of the summer practically living in Mark Stedmeister's swimming pool, I knew I had to face my terror of deep water.

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User Review  - fingerpost - LibraryThing

Alice the Brave isn't the strongest in the series. The primary story line is Alice's obsession with her fear of deep water and inability to swim. (She thinks of little else during this book, but it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emma_Manolis - LibraryThing

Another great adventure with Alice! In this installment Alice learns to overcome her fear of swimming and has to come to terms with growing up. I love reading these books because I think there is really something in each one that everyone can relate to. Read full review


One Hangups
Two Abyssinian Sobbings and Other Stuff
Three Waiting It Out

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Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has written more than 135 books, including the Newbery Award–winning Shiloh and its sequels, the Alice series, Roxie and the Hooligans, and Roxie and the Hooligans at Buzzard’s Roost. She lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland. To hear from Phyllis and find out more about Alice, visit

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