A gorgeous new package for Paula Danziger’s backlist with an introduction from Ann Martin!Marcy Lewis is thrilled when her former teacher Ms. Finney asks her to be a junior counselor at a creative arts camp. Finally, she’s on her own for the first time, away from family and school. It’s her big chance to reinvent herself. Marcy’s sure everything will be perfect—until the campers arrive. Being surrounded by nosy, giggling, joke-telling girls (and one nightmare camper in particular) is enough to make her want to jump in a lake. Her only solace is her nights out with Ted, a sweet, guitar-playing boys’ counselor. But is Marcy ready for that? Can she handle a potential boyfriend and the demands of twelve campers for an entire summer? And are there really bats in the ceiling of the dining hall?
Paula Danziger’s novels are hilarious, genuine, and full of dynamic female characters that have won the hearts of her readers and turned her books into beloved classics. These playful covers full of charming details capture the spirit of Paula’s stories and will brighten up the bookshelves of her fans and a new generation of readers.
About the Author
About the author:
Paula Danziger was a flamboyantly funny and deeply honest writer who had a direct line into kids’ hearts and funny bones. She passed away in 2004.
About the introducer:
Introduction by Ann Martin, award-winning author of A Corner of the Universe, Rain Reign , and the bestselling Babysitters Club series.
"Danziger's ability to create believable, funny dialogue and to capture the thoughts of a fourteen-year-old is highly evident. . . Readers will be captivated by the natural flow and breezy style." -Booklist
"The author has skillfully balanced her insight into the daily trauma of the young-adult years with liberal doese of humor. . . The book is sure to be extremely popular." -School Library Journal
"This has depth in the relationships and characterizations; and it's written with vigor and humor." -The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books