Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Dessen, Sarah.
New York : Viking, 1999.
ISBN 0670885495
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Colie Sparks is sent to live with her eccentric Aunt Mira for the summer. During that time she learns about friendship and love. With her lack of self-confidence, Colie has never had an easy time making friends. With her mom, a health freak, and her Aunt, quite the opposite, Colie has to manage battling eating habits. Following a job at a restaurant, and finding her newfound friends can Colie manage to come to terms with herself and start believing?   (Kaela Guthrie, student, Mansfield High School)
SUBJECTS:     Self-esteem -- Fiction.
                        Weight control -- Fiction.
                        Restaurants -- Fiction.
                        Aunts -- Fiction.
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