A Girl Called Al

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Dell Publishing Company, 1969 - Children's stories - 127 pages
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A seventh-grade girl, her slightly fat girl friend, Al, and the assistant superintendent of their apartment building form a mutually needed friendship with the usual--and a few unusual--joys and sorrows.

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Review: A Girl Called Al (Al #1)

User Review  - Danette Zingsheim - Goodreads

At twelve I would have loved this, but as an adult I thought the beginning was a bit slow. I did eventually find Al interesting. But I find the narrator even more some, I don't know why though. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - cougargirl1967 - LibraryThing

An enlightening story of some non conforming girls, now I want to read another one about Al. Read full review

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About the author (1969)

Katy Kelly is just as busy as Lucy Rose! Though she hasn't had a job dancing, singing, or acting, she is a mother of two, a wife of one, and a senior editor at "U.S. News & World Report." She lives in Washington, D.C., where, when she isn't tracking down stories for her magazine or visiting Madam and Pop, she also writes. "Lucy Rose: Busy Like You Can't Believe" is her third book for young readers. The author lives in Washington, D.C..

"From the Hardcover edition.

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