Cassie is 13, is a "mousey" beanpole in a family of shapely blondes and she gets asthma. What helps her to survive is pistachio nuts, her cure for anything. With her family fighting World War III at home and school problems, Cassie feels like a "teenage bomb" and thinks she might explode.
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Cassie Stephens is 13, and what helps her to survive are pistachio nuts, her surefire cure for any problem - and there are plenty of those, with her parents fighting World War III at home, her sister and her school presidential elections. As the pressures mount, Cassie thinks she might explode.Review:
"The author has a sympathetic eye for the ups and downs of her characters and a quick ear for adolescent conversation." (HORN BOOK )
"Danziger's light style laced with humour will continue to attract readers." (BOOKLIST )
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Book Description Puffin Books, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 165 x 107 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A gorgeous new package for Paula Danziger’s backlist with an introduction from Ann Martin! Cassie Stephens is dealing with a lot: She’s got asthma. She’s running for freshperson class president. World War III is being waged daily in her home, beginning at the breakfast table and ending with slammed doors at night. Her older, shorter, more beautiful sister never ceases to remind Cassie that she is a giraffe. Cassie’s not really sure how it started, but eating pistachio nuts always makes her feel better. No matter how weird it sounds, those little red nuts are just the prescription for Cassie’s troubles. 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 book shelves of her fans and a new generation of readers. Bookseller Inventory # BZV9780142406823
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