Hours Spent Reading: 1 hour, 15 minutes
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Pages Read: 166
Lovingly Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor!
It's Alice's 5th grade year and things aren't going so well. First of all Sara moved away without telling everyone-- rumor has it her family has been evicted. And everyone's being mean to Rosalind because she's fat. Things just go down hill from there.
Naylor has a way of capturing the bittersweetness of childhood. The confusion and giggles over where babies come from, the hurt involved in popularity...
I do like this series.