The Cat Ate My Gymsuit

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Penguin Young Readers Group, Mar 23, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 147 pages
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A gorgeous new package for Paula Danziger’s backlist with an introduction from Ann Martin!

Marcy's life is a mess. Her parents don't understand her, she feelslike a fat blimp with no friends, and her favorite teacher just got fired. Ms. Finney wasn't like the other teachers, and she was helping Marcy feel good about being herself. Now that she's gone, Marcy doesn't know what to do. She's always thought things would be better if she could just lose weight, but the loss of Ms. Finney sparks something inside her. She decides to join the fight to bring back her teacher, and in doing so, she discovers that her voice might matter more than she ever realized.

Paula Danziger’s novels are hilarious, genuine, and full of dynamic female characters that have won the hearts of her readers and turned her books into beloved classics. These playful covers full of charming details capture the spirit of Paula’s stories and will brighten up the book­shelves of her fans and a new generation of readers.

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About the author (2006)

About the author:

Paula Danziger was a flamboyantly funny and deeply honest writer who had a direct line into kids’ hearts and funny bones. She passed away in 2004. 

About the introducer:

Introduction by Ann Martin, award-winning author of A Corner of the Universe, Rain Reign , and the bestselling Babysitters Club series.

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