Susin Nielsen Dear George Clooney

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Dear George Clooney

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Violet's TV-director dad has traded a job in Vancouver for one in Los Angeles, their run-down house for a sleek ranch-style home complete with a pool, and, worst of all, Violet's mother for a trophy wife, a blonde actress named Jennica. Violet's younger sister reacts by bed-wetting, and her mother ping-pongs from one loser to another, searching for love. As for Violet, she gets angry in ways that are by turns infuriating, shocking, and hilarious. When her mother takes up with the unfortunately named Dudley Wiener, Violet and her friend Phoebe decide that they need to take control. If Violet's mom can't pick a decent man herself, they will help her snag George Clooney. In Dear George Clooney, Please Marry My Mom, Susin Nielsen has created a truly original protagonist in Violet and a brilliant new novel that will delight readers into rooting for her, even when she's at her worst. "From the Hardcover edition."

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Praise for Word Nerd:
"This is a tender, often funny story . . . it will appeal to word nerds, but even more to anyone who has ever longed for acceptance or had to fight unreasonable parental restrictions."
- Starred review, "School Library Journal"

." . . one of the most delightful reading experiences of the year."
- Reader's Choice: Books of the Year, "Quill & Quire"
"From the Hardcover edition."

"Nielsen (Word Nerd) has created a narrator as sassy and candid as this memorable novel's title.... Nielsen skillfully balances her story's keen humor...with poignancy. Especially affecting are Violet's struggles to accept her father's new family...."
"--Starred Review, Publishers Weekly"

"Laugh-out-loud humor deftly mixes with insight into a troubled girl's pain over her parents' divorce.... Nielsen has real talent for comedy, zoning in on just the right level of snark.... This comic novel scores."
"--Kirkus Reviews"

."..Violet is a complex, appealing character whose intimate, lively first-person narrative, both droll and heartfelt, discusses classmate conflicts and crushes as well as her insecurities and her gradual acceptance of what she can and cannot control. Violet's growth and authentic range of emotions ... ring true in this very engaging read."
"--Booklist"
"From the Hardcover edition."

WINNER - 2012 Rocky Mountain Book Award

"Nielsen (Word Nerd) has created a narrator as sassy and candid as this memorable novel's title.... Nielsen skillfully balances her story's keen humor...with poignancy. Especially affecting are Violet's struggles to accept her father's new family...."
"--Starred Review, Publishers Weekly"

"Laugh-out-loud humor deftly mixes with insight into a troubled girl's pain over her parents' divorce.... Nielsen has real talent for comedy, zoning in on just the right level of snark.... This comic novel scores."
"--Kirkus Reviews"

."..Violet is a complex, appealing character whose intimate, lively first-person narrative, both droll and heartfelt, discusses classmate conflicts and crushes as well as her insecurities and her gradual acceptance of what she can and cannot control. Violet's growth and authentic range of emotions ... ring true in this very engaging read."
"--Booklist

" "This vacation-friendly paperback is perfect for carry-ons, road trips or wherever the summer takes your teen. Violet, a seventh-grader from Vancouver, attacks life and its many adventures with humour and spunk. In the midst of coping with her cheating dad and his new family, she and her sister sabotage their mom's new dating life in order to help her find the perfect man. Teens will love Violet's sarcasm, charm, antics and wit."
--Canadian Family

WINNER - 2012 Rocky Mountain Book Award
"Nielsen (Word Nerd) has created a narrator as sassy and candid as this memorable novel's title.... Nielsen skillfully balances her story's keen humor...with poignancy. Especially affecting are Violet's struggles to accept her father's new family...."
"--Starred Review, Publishers Weekly"
"Laugh-out-loud humor deftly mixes with insight into a troubled girl's pain over her parents' divorce.... Nielsen has real talent for comedy, zoning in on just the right level of snark.... This comic novel scores."
"--Kirkus Reviews"
..".Violet is a complex, appealing character whose intimate, lively first-person narrative, both droll and heartfelt, discusses classmate conflicts and crushes as well as her insecurities and her gradual acceptance of what she can and cannot control. Violet's growth and authentic range of emotions ... ring true in this very engaging read."
"--Booklist
" "This vacation-friendly paperback is perfect for carry-ons, road trips or wherever the summer takes your teen. Violet, a seventh-grader from Vancouver, attacks life and its many adventures with humour and spunk. In the midst of coping with her cheating dad and his new family, she and her sister sabotage their mom's new dating life in order to help her find the perfect man. Teens will love Violet's sarcasm, charm, antics and wit."
--Canadian Family

WINNER - 2012 Rocky Mountain Book Award
Nielsen (Word Nerd) has created a narrator as sassy and candid as this memorable novel s title . Nielsen skillfully balances her story s keen humor with poignancy. Especially affecting are Violet s struggles to accept her father s new family .
" Starred Review, Publishers Weekly"
Laugh-out-loud humor deftly mixes with insight into a troubled girl s pain over her parents divorce . Nielsen has real talent for comedy, zoning in on just the right level of snark . This comic novel scores.
" Kirkus Reviews"
Violet is a complex, appealing character whose intimate, lively first-person narrative, both droll and heartfelt, discusses classmate conflicts and crushes as well as her insecurities and her gradual acceptance of what she can and cannot control. Violet s growth and authentic range of emotions ring true in this very engaging read.
" Booklist
" This vacation-friendly paperback is perfect for carry-ons, road trips or wherever the summer takes your teen. Violet, a seventh-grader from Vancouver, attacks life and its many adventures with humour and spunk. In the midst of coping with her cheating dad and his new family, she and her sister sabotage their mom s new dating life in order to help her find the perfect man. Teens will love Violet s sarcasm, charm, antics and wit.
Canadian Family"

About the Author:

Gemini Award-winner SUSIN NIELSEN has written sixteen episodes of the hit television show "Degrassi Junior High" and four of the books in the Degrassi series. She is the co-creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed television series "Robson Arms." She also adapted Susan Juby's Alice, I Think into a TV series. Susin Nielsen lives in Vancouver with her husband, Goran, son, Oskar, and Sam the cat.

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