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Young Adult Fiction 2179
Funny but Sad
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
0.0
Writing Style 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Mariah

When the Gold girls father dies in his old Firebird it is left in their garage, a year later everything is falling apart can the girls pull it together?

This is an old book but I never got around to reading it before.
Maureen Johnson is one of my favorite authors because all of her books
a really funny. This book was no exception even though it had a sadder
theme than most of her other books it was still hilarious! May and her
sisters all have different personalities so it was fun to see their
transformations through different eyes not just one. This story had a
good plot and good characters. The only problem to me was that all
three girls in my opinion grieved in almost the same way and I wish they
had grieved even more differently so there would be more of a contrast. Overall a good book!

"Reprinted with author's permission"


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