Friend's Email: Subject:I have found a book that I think you would enjoy
Ramona and Her Mother (Ramona Quimby, Bk 5)
Ramona and Her Mother - Ramona Quimby, Bk 5 Author:Beverly Cleary, Alan Tiegreen (Illustrator) At seven and a half, with working parents and a sister at "a difficult age," Ramona Quimby tries hard to do her part to keep family peace. Usually, however, she ends up behind every uproarious incident in the house. Whether she's dying herself blue, watching while her young neighbor flings Kleenex around the house, or wearing her s... more »oft new pajamas to school one day (under her clothes, of course), Ramona's life is never dull. Through it all, she is struggling for a place in her mother's heart, worried that she might be unlovable. Not a chance. Ramona Quimby is nothing if not lovable.« less
How come nobody ever calls me my mother's girl? Ramona thinks. When Ramona finally has her mother to herself, her plan to make slacks for her stuffed elephant goes all wrong, and Ramona is not pleased. When ramona satisfies a lifelong urge to squeeze all the toothpaste out of a new economy sized tube, Mother is not pleased. All Ramona wants is to be her mother's girl.
"How come nobody ever calls me my mother's girl?" thinks Ramona. How come Willa Jean gets to tear through a box of tissues, make a dreadful mess, disrupt Mrs. Quimby's brunch, and still be the center of attention--and her grandmother's pet?