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Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Graff
Author's First Name: 
Lisa
Publisher: 
Philomel
Publication Date: 
2014

Ten year old Albie is kind and thoughtful but has never been the best at anything in school as his parents desire him to be. His new nanny, Calista helps him recognize his strengths and accept himself.

Comments

 MEETING NOTES FROM JULY

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POSITIVE COMMENTS 

  • Engaging and from the child's perspective.
  • Good conneciton to New York
  • Good relationship between Albie and his babysitter.

OBSERVATIONS

  • Will all kids feel empowered to address their parents? Good for them to see this.
  • Cover is boring and doesn't capture the book.