Yet both are determined to audition for the lead, Marian, in their school production of The Music Man.
The mysterious intervention of their music teacherwho harbors a magical secretleads to the pair waking up the day after their 13th birthdays in each others bodies.
School Library Journal, January 2016 Gr 3-6Ten-year-old Claire Warren has a rocky start to the school year.
Her best girl friend, Bess, has moved away, and good pal Henry is suddenly too cool to hang out with a girl.
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Standifords adept portrayal of the evolution of the girls self-awareness conveys a meaningful message about empathy and forgiveness.
While the switch enables the girls to learn about each other, it also gives them greater insight into their own lives, allowing them each to discover their strengths and to recognize their foibles.
Laura, an American college student studying in Leningrad, is homesick and tired of bitter cold, inedible food, filthy dorms, boring classes.
Thats before she meets Alyosha, a handsome young Russian artist who appears on a bridge just in time to save her from two aggressive gypsy women.