Ships from/sold by
See All Buying Options

Firegirl (Paperback)

Author:  Tony Abbott
Earn Rakuten Super Points™: Write a Review
Sorry, this selection is currently unavailable.
Firegirl Abbott, Tony  1 of 1
(Save 14%)
$5.99 + $2.90 SHIPPING
EARN 6 RAKUTEN SUPER POINTS™ Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
FORMAT: Paperback
IN STOCK: Usually Ships within 1 business day
4 New and Used
See all sellers
45 day return policy
More Buying Options

Learn more about Firegirl:

Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0316011703
ISBN-13: 9780316011709
Sku: 204082677
Publish Date: 6/1/2007
Pages:  149
Age Range:  14 to College
A middle school boys life is changed when Jessica, a girl disfigured by burns, starts attending his Catholic school while receiving treatment at a local hospital. Reprint. *Author: Abbott, Tony *Publication Date: 2007/06/01 *Number of Pages: 149 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 4-6 *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 7.75
From the Publisher:
"This novel may be brief, but it leaves a big impact."
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Tom's a normal seventh-grader, negotiating a slightly prickly stage in his long friendship with Jeff...The arrival of new girl Jessica Feeney, however, changes everything; Jessica, who is attending a local hospital for treatment, has been badly burned by a fire, and her terrible disfigurement shocks the class into confusion. This isn't the usual book about adjustment to difference; instead, Abbott brilliantly explores the kids' struggle to manage the intrusion of abnormality in their lives...this is a thoughtful exploration of a brief interlude's lasting impact."
-The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Written by the author of the Secrets of Droon series, this serious middle-grade novel is about the poignant friendship between two junior high school outcasts. Tom, a fat kid with intense fantasies about being a superhero, and Jessica, a new classmate receiving treatment for horribly disfiguring burns, forge an unexpected attachment to one another. This is an affecting story about friendship, trust, and leaving shyness behind.


"This novel may be brief, but it leaves a big impact." 05/22/2006

Product Attributes

Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   10
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0149
Product attributePublisher:   Little, Brown Young Readers
Advertisement Bottom