Eleven-year-old, motherless Alice decides she needs a gorgeous role model who does everything right; and when placed in homely Mrs. Plotkins's class she is greatly disappointed until she discovers it's what people are inside that counts.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers pbk. ed.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011, c1985.
149 p. ; 20 cm.
Target Audience Note:
5-8 Follett Library Resources.
Publisher, pagination and printing dates may vary.
Elem. School Library Collection, June 2000.
School Library Journal starred, January 1986.
Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.)
Book Links (A.L.A.), January 1996.
New York Times.
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Alice.
Subjects:McKinley, Alice (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
McKinley, Alice (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction.
Teacher-student relationships -- Juvenile fiction.