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The Allegra Biscotti Collection (Allegra Biscotti Collection, Bk 1)
The Allegra Biscotti Collection - Allegra Biscotti Collection, Bk 1
Author: Olivia Bennett, Georgia Rucker (Illustrator)
Emma Rose is SO not a diva. — She doesn't want her turn on the catwalk -- she'd rather be behind the scenes creating fabulous outfits! So when a famous fashionista discovers Emma's designs and offers her the opportunity of a lifetime -- a feature in Madison magazine (squeal!) -- Emma sort of, well, panics. She has only one option: to ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781402243912
ISBN-10: 140224391X
Publication Date: 9/1/2010
Pages: 244
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Book Type: Paperback
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A middle grade read that kept me laughing and falling in love with the characters until the last page. If you are a follower of this blog, you know that I don't tend to read middle grade books, but this is one not to pass on. I loved the story of a girl who is an outsider, but finds joy in her talents even though some may say she is too young to be a professional.

The trial and tribulations of high school mixed with the dream of becoming a fashion designer seemed believeable and endearing. More often than not, the reason I don't read this genre is because there is a lack of realistic voice and context - not so with this one, she hit the voice and the drama of that age dead on. I was transported back to that time in my life and made me wonder what things I dreamed of and what pushed my buttons that I wish I had overcome. Such a sweet character, full of honesty.

The random drawings throughout the book gave it character and made you even more connected with Emma Rose - you were in her mind as she sketched what she saw.

I will definitely be looking for the next in this series. A great read for the younger audience as a motivator to dream and how to deal with the mess that life can throw at you.


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