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The Wedding Planner's Daughter Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Paratore, Coleen, McGregor, Barbara (Creator)
ISBN: 141691854X     ISBN-13: 9781416918547
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    OUR PRICE: $6.30  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: May 2006
Annotation: The author of "How Prudence Proovit Proved the Truth About Fairy Tales" marries the hilarious and the heartwarming in this enchanting novel about a 12-year-old girl who wishes for a stepdad.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Mothers and daughters; Fiction.
Fathers and daughters; Fiction.
Weddings; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
- Juvenile Fiction | Family | Parents
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: bl2006012490
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Wedding Planner's Daughter
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.75" H x 5.25" W x 0.75" (0.30 lbs) 200 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 85688
Reading Level: 4.9   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 5.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Twelve-year-old Willa Havisham is a classics reader, a cherry-cordial eater, and quite possibly the world's worst wisher. But when she and her glamorous single mother, Stella, move to Bramble, Cape Cod, Willa's wishes begin to come true: She makes her first-ever best friend, Tina. She bonds with her hip, candy-making Nana. And best of all, steely Stella is falling for Willa's English teacher, Sam -- he's perfect dad material But before Willa can marry off her mother, or dance with her adorable crush, Joseph, a pit gets stuck in the wishing well....

Can Willa undo the damage before Stella misses her chance to say "I do"?

Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2006 June #4)
PW called this story of a seventh grader, who finally feels at home on Cape Cod near her Nana, "an appealing tale laced with literary allusions." Ages 8-13. (June) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.