As if being 12 3/4 isn"t bad enough, my mother is running for president! by Donna Gephart

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Published by Delacorte Press in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Politics, Practical -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Spelling bees -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Death threats -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Schools -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Politics, Practical -- Fiction.,
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
  • Spelling bees -- Fiction.,
  • Death threats -- Fiction.,
  • Schools -- Fiction.,
  • Self-confidence -- Fiction.,
  • Florida -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Florida -- Fiction.

About the Edition

Preparing for spelling bees, having a secret admirer, and waiting for her chest size to catch up with her enormous feet are pressure enough, but twelve-year-old Vanessa must also deal with loneliness and very real fears as her mother, Florida"s Governor, runs for President of the United States.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesAs if being twelve and three quarters isn"t bad enough, my mother is running for president
StatementDonna Gephart.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G293463 As 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18585760M
ISBN 100385734816, 0385904797
ISBN 109780385734813, 9780385904797
LC Control Number2007027601

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