Arthur A. Levine
Published June 2011
Hardcover, 256 pages
At fourteen, Franny is experiencing new issues. Her mother, Margaret, is a tour de force, beautiful, elegant and flamboyant in their small Ohio town. She is determined for Franny to have fun as a teenager without letting her physical impediment get in the way. This embarrasses Franny, as her mother disregards Franny's fears of going to the school dance and being unable to fast dance. She takes Franny shopping for a new dress and makes her experiment with new shoes.
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