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Contributor(s): Viorst, Judith (Author), Malone, Nola Langner (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689716699     ISBN-13: 9780689716690
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 1993

Annotation: What's a little girl to do when her mom and dad refuse to let her get her ears pierced? "As she has done so often in the past, Viorst hones in on minor childhood crises with a perfect blend of humor and insight, and Malone's expressive and comic figures are miniature character studies in themselves".--The Horn Book. Full-color illustrations.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - General (see Also Headings Under Social Themes)
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Emotions & Feelings
Dewey: E
LCCN: 92042984
Age Level: 5-8
Grade Level: Kindergarten-3
Lexile Measure: 470(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.2" H x 7.6" W x 9.8" (0.30 lbs) 32 pages
- Theometrics - Secular
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 6111
Reading Level: 2.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
I want them.Beautiful earrings.

Glorious earrings.

What will a young girl do to get her ears pierced?

Will she walk the dog for a year?


Will she clean her room every day for a year?


Will she be nice to her brother for a year?

YES Well, maybe for six months...

Contributor Bio(s): Viorst, Judith: - Judith Viorst is the author of the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which has sold some four million copies; the Lulu books, including Lulu and the Brontosaurus; the New York Times bestseller Necessary Losses; four musicals; and poetry for children and young adults. Her most recent books of poetry include What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? and Nearing Ninety.
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