Skinny Melon and me
1st American ed.
IL: MG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 5
A smart and sassy novel about the inevitable changes that come with divorce, remarriage, and step-parents. ""One of the worst things about Roland Butter is his name. I thought at first it was just one of his dorky jokes, like: "Where do pigs leave their cars? At porking meters." Ha ha ha -- I don't think so. . . . I am certainly not going to change my last name to Butter, which is what Mom would like me to do. Cherry Butter How could you get anywhere with a name like that?"" Cherry Waterton wants a dog. She wants to keep a diary (which she does), and she wants to someday become a pop singer--or even a judge. Cherry Waterton knows what she wants. What she most decidedly does "not" want is a step-father. Especially if he's goofball Roland Butter, who pushes silly coded messages under her bedroom door. She especially does not want him. Or does she?In a fresh format that switches between Cherry's diary, her mother's letters, and Roland Butter's rebus notes, this clever and funny novel relates a young girl's struggle with her mother's divorce and remarriage, and of course, the everyday quirks of adolescence.
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|Grouping Title||skinny melon and me|
|Grouping Author||ure jean|
|Last Grouping Update||2017-12-19 00:07:57AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-12 00:51:23AM|
|auth_author2||Bailey, Peter,, Fisher, Chris,|
|author2-role||Bailey, Peter,ill., Fisher, Chris,ill.|
|detailed_location_school||Haynes Middle - Teen Fiction|
|display_description||Cherry keeps a diary about her parents' divorce, her new stepfather Roland Butter who draws rebuses for her, and the coming stepbrother or stepsister.|
|item_details||ils:CARL0000515349|P00385423|Haynes Middle - Teen Fiction|F URE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4D400|||
|record_details||ils:CARL0000515349|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Henry Holt,|2000.|202 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|subject_facet||Babies -- Fiction, Diaries -- Fiction, Divorce -- Fiction, Rebuses. -- Fiction, Stepfathers -- Fiction|
|title_display||Skinny Melon and me|
|title_full||Skinny Melon and me / Jean Ure ; [with illustrations by Chris Fisher and Peter Bailey]|
|title_short||Skinny Melon and me|
|topic_facet||Babies, Diaries, Divorce, Rebuses, Stepfathers|