• Title: Best Girl
  • Author: Doris Buchanan Smith
  • ISBN: 9780670837526
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Best Girl As she struggles to cope with a difficult mother and finding her place in the world young Nealy Compton finds solace in the relative solitude and safety beneath her neighbor s porch
    As she struggles to cope with a difficult mother and finding her place in the world, young Nealy Compton finds solace in the relative solitude and safety beneath her neighbor s porch.

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    1. Grade Level-3rd-6th Genre-Contemporary Fiction (bibliotherapy) In this book, Nealy faces many challenges as a child growing up. Her parents are divorced and she lives with her mother and older sister. She sees her father but only when he chooses to come around. Nealy’s mother is not always the kindest to her and it becomes worse when Nealy’s sister Noel Anne leaves home. Nealy’s mom calls her the “best girl,” and Nealy tries to keep it that way by doing her chores and keeping the house [...]

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