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Pitch Wars Mentor Book Spotlight with Abby Cooper!

Tuesday, 9 August 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

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Abby Cooper

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Abby Cooper lives in Minnesota with her miniature poodle, Louis, and a whole bunch of books. A former teacher and school librarian, her favorite things in the world (besides writing) are getting and giving book recommendations and sharing her love of reading with others. In her spare time, she likes eating cupcakes, running along the Mississippi River, and watching a lot of bad reality TV.

 

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Sticks & Stones

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Ever since she was a baby, the words people use to describe Elyse have instantly appeared on her arms and legs. At first it was just “cute” and “adorable,” but as she’s gotten older and kids have gotten meaner, words like “loser” and “pathetic” appear, and those words bubble up and itch. And then there are words like “interesting,” which she’s not really sure how to feel about. Now, at age twelve, she’s starting middle school, and just when her friends who used to accept and protect her are drifting away, she receives an anonymous note saying “I know who you are, and I know what you’re dealing with. I want to help.” As Elyse works to solve the mystery of who is sending her these notes, she also finds new ways to accept who she is and to become her best self.

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One Comment
  • Bethany Simonsen says:

    I love this concept. I was such an awkward, outcast middle school girl, and I worry about my own girls who are heading into that age. It sounds like something they’d love to read and (hopefully) pick up a little confidence from too.

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