Saturday, January 2, 2010

The Sisters’ Club by Megan McDonald

McDonald, Megan The Sisters’ Club, 234 pages Candlewick Press, 2009 Language-G (0 swears no "F") Sexual Content-G Violence-G. Stevie is the middle sister in the Reel family; she has an older sister, Alex and a younger, Joey. Alex has been the actress in the family since forever, Joey is in LOVE with Little Women, and then there is Stevie, she likes to sing and bake her feelings into cupcakes, but when auditions for the school play roll around Stevie decides that she is going to try out for the lead. Stevie is going to sign up for a cake-off and try to juggle the play. Will the play tear these once happy sisters apart, and can Stevie handle the pressure of these two major activities? This is a page turning comedy that is ADVISABLE to UPPER EL/MS. Student Reviewer: EM

1 comment:

MBB Founder and Editor Denene Millner said...

Sounds like a pretty cute book... I might have to pick this one up for my older daughter... She LOVED Megan McDonald's Judy Moody and Stink books... I'm interested to see how she approaches writing for the older set.