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Jen disagrees with her parents on just about everything, especially dating. Jack feels like his sister is always getting away with stuff. Abby doesn’t know how to deal with constant ‘reminders’ about her weight. Mateo feels like his huge family is always in his business. Michelle wishes it were more than just her and her mom at home. And after a divorce, Chris is still getting used to life in a stepfamily.
Continuing where Book 2: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind left off, Jen, Jack, Abby, Mateo, Michelle, and Chris realize, life in a family isn’t always perfect. Fortunately, What’s Up with My Family? is here to help. Part graphic novel, part nonfiction advice, the third book in the Middle School Confidential series follows these six characters as they deal with tween and teen issues that can come up in any home.
In a conversational text that includes page-length illustrated scenarios, bulleted tips, and sidebar-length sections of advice, Fox imparts solid information about family relationships...
—School Library Journal
Book 3 features insider information on a wide range of family matters, from sibling rivalry to divorce and other difficult transitions. Readers will find tips for building trust with adults at home and making relationships stronger. There’s also expert advice on common middle school issues—like dealing with strong moods and making good decisions in heated situations. Real quotes from tweens and teens throughout reveal that while life at home may not be perfect all the time, appreciating family members and working with them can help in difficult times.
This is a family relationships book for every middle schooler who’s asked, “What’s up with my family?”
Illustrated, softcover, full color, 6" x 8", ages 11-14, ISBN 1-57542-333-2, ISBN 13 978-1-57542-333-3
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