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New Girl

3 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Meg Cabot

Praise for Allie Finkle: "In Cabot's first foray into novels for kids who are still in single digits, her trademark frank humor makes for compulsive reading...Allie is funny, believable, and plucky." -Publishers Weekly, starred review "Your new rule? … see full wiki

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Author: Meg Cabot
Genre: Children's Books
Publisher: Scholastic Press
3 reviews about New Girl
review by . October 09, 2008
Being the new girl is always difficult but Allie Finkle has some very unique challenges. It's the first day of school and the box with her tights is missing, along with the box with the bowls and spoons. Plus, the new stove hasn't yet arrived. Popcorn becomes breakfast and Allie decides to wear jeans under her skirt (in case she climbs on the monkey bars at recess).     Then, the whole family has to walk to school together. How embarrassing! Especially considering her youngest …
review by . August 27, 2008
After reading Moving Day, I'm now officially a fan of Allie Finkle. Faced with a new school and her often-annoying little brothers, not to mention a tendency toward quirkiness, Allie boldly marches into 4th grade wearing a skirt over jeans, only to find she's made a big fashion faux pas. She proceeds to get in trouble for talking to one of her new friends, and makes an enemy of school bully Rosemary. She also has to deal with waiting for her promised kitten to be born, a meddlesome mom, and a stressful …
review by . August 05, 2008
After moving to a big, slightly creepy house in a new neighborhood, rescuing a turtle from certain death, and becoming a mother-to-be of a kitten all her own, you'd think that being the New Girl would be no problem to Allie Finkle, right? But things get off on the wrong foot right away when Allie's parents insist on walking her and her younger brothers to school on their first day. And then she gets caught talking in class! But the worst thing of all? Allie's new classmate Rosemary says she's going …
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