The style of language further reflects progression in the teaching of Arabic grammar, while still using largely familiar vocabulary and simplified concepts. Maddy is determined to find out! And when they find out that there's a dishy boy living in the flat downstairs, they just can't believe their luck. Charlie, who's a bit plump, complains that her mum keeps nagging her to go on a diet. Her help might not always be welcome - and she might cause the odd total disaster - but Frankie always fixes things. Thanks you to Harper Collins, the publishers, for sending this book.
Hasn't she ever heard of anorexia? Cherry's teacher has told her that keeping a diary is a good way to unclog your head -- and Cherry certainly has a lot on her mind! He even added that a bit of independence might be good for us. But when Carmen hears a spiteful girl at her school make comments about her weight, she bunks off school and swears she is never going back. Joanna who narrates the story, lives with her mum. She's pretty nervous on her first day but soon meets someone she thinks she could be friends with - even best friends. Summary Another brilliant story containing comedy, calamity and cool characters by acclaimed writer Jean Ure. Reading between the lines it seems that her dad has been abusing Alice, to what extent it isn't clear, but she needs Duffy's help. A brand-new story in this brilliant series: unmissable books for girls! Just what can it be? One day, Matato has an idea to put an end to Nisma's little games.
Of course, Mum shouldn't have thrown the frying pan at Dad. Jenny, aged eleven is worrying about the animals. But when Polly decides to take drastic action to shed pounds, she loses more than just weight. We're the Gang of Four! Polly can't help wondering what her friend isn't telling her. But when Polly decides to take drastic action to shed pounds, she loses more than just weight. Ruby is the oldest of three sisters, and the most responsible.
All this and curried compost school dinners to contend with. It's not just that I have 'two left feet', and I'm adopted - there was more to it than that. Why is Aaron holding hands with Sophy Timms? We managed — just — to stifle our giggles. Meanwhile Woffles, thinking there is a monster in the upstairs bedroom refuses to go anywhere near it, until persuaded to by Stretch to be brave. She lives very much in Lily's shadow - a shrinking violet.
Young girls looking for pleasant stories about people like them and their friends won't go far wrong with Boys Will Be Boys and the other books in the Girlfriends series. A charming story about the innocence of first love - and learning to do the right thing. And how about the rest of the teachers? Cresta and Charlie are serious about their schoolwork and their careers and they are not going to waste their time thinking about boys. And why is the Herb acting so strange around Dory all of a sudden. Now is her time to shine.
Hi, I'm Josh, and I'm an alien! Recommended for boys who are perhaps a bit beyond Hunky Dory in their reading level or choice of themes is. The town's annual writing competition is coming up, but she has no ideas! There's trouble ahead when Steph and Sam's father embarks on a spot of kidnapping. Polly's getting tired of doing the same things with her boyfriend, Rees, especially when his idea of fun is training their dogs together! Cresta's mother and her boyfriend play loud music when she's trying to work, and keep her awake at night with their noisy parties. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. I clapped a hand to my mouth to stifle the squeaks.
They know bullies must be stopped - the question is how? But it isn't until she comes across Caitlyn practising ballet in the gym that she realises there must be more to her story. Michelle, the Queen of Cool, says she will be her friend, but only if she stops talking to Zoe 'Freaky' Frost. When Maya falls off her bike and into the arms of Jake Harper, her cousin Mattie thinks the crush that follows will be as short-lived as the rest - especially as Maya is a Year 8 nobody and Jake is a Year 12 god. Then I met Taz and Maya, and things started to fall into place. No rules, no hassle, no worries. We look at a boy and we go all gooey, like oo-er, mushy peas and soft ice cream, and help, help! Can the girlfriends make everything groovy again? This is the story of how Mandy learns to cope with her untidy life and finally emerges triumphant.
Maddy is delighted when she and her friends are accepted to the prestigious City Ballet School - it feels like one step closer to their dream of becoming professional dancers. My Fair Lady meets The Little Match Girl from a prize-winning author. When the egg starts making strange squeaking sounds, she knows she has to rescue it! A big ball of black fluff in the form of a very naughty kitten - Muffy - who holds up her claws with her nails sticking out so they look like pins on a pin cushion. The series is structured with reference to the learning progression of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. Having another girl share her broom cupboard of a bedroom is one thing, but wherever Amelia goes, trouble seems to follow, however hard Frankie tries to keep her out of it! And Muffy decides to play tricks on Woffles and mayhem ensues. Even though Tash and Emily go to a nunnery well, an all girls' school, which amounts to the same thing! Cool, you might think, but Jo's inherited her mother's psychic ability, which is not really compatible with school life! From the best-loved and original Queen of Tween, whose books are described by Jacqueline Wilson as, funny, funky, feisty - and fantastic reads! Will she be able to keep the Daisies together? Like, all because of us you had to let your big chance slip away from you. Lily Loudmouth, her dad calls her.
Tash shot one back at me. Her new family don't seem to care about anything Laurel loves, including books and Mr Pooter, her old marmalade-coloured cat. I also liked the way it could appeal to both boys and girls: whereas books told through the narrative of a girl of this age would often put off male readers, I don't think this is the case when roles are reversed. I'm going to stay single. Now all they need to do is to escape from Annie's bossy older sister, because a secret meeting wouldn't be the same if it wasn't, well secret. Strange glugging sounds shook the sofa cushion.