The Girl who Changed the World

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Ticknor & Fields, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 148 pages
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"Violet Sparks, nearly 11, reaches her limit when her brother, Simon . . . smashes a fly on her head while she is performing at her piano recital. She proceeds to organize the younger siblings in her neighborhood into an army that demands retribution and change. . . . Ephron's novel is not only a very funny story, but could also be a great discussion-starter about relationships, families, and power." -- School Library Journal

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THE GIRL WHO CHANGED THE WORLD

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It's war—the younger sibs, fed to the teeth with the hazing they've gotten for as long as they can remember, organize a rebellion led by Violet Sparks, whose particularly obnoxious brother Simon ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1993)

Delia Ephron is an author and screenwriter. Her novels include Siracusa, The Lion Is In, and Hanging Up. She also writes humor books for all ages including How to Eat Like a Child and Do I Have to Say Hello? and nonfiction books including Sister Mother Husband Dog (etc.). Her films include You've Got Mail, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Hanging Up, and Michael. She also co-wrote a play with Nora Ephron entitled Love, Loss, and What I Wore, which ran off-Broadway for more than two years.

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