Katie Friedman Gives up Texting! (and Lives to Tell About It)

Katie Friedman Gives up Texting! (and Lives to Tell About It)

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"Charlie Joe Jackson's best friend Katie Friedman is tough, but can she convince her fellow middle schoolers to give up their phones for a week?"--
Published: New York :, Roaring Brook Press,, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781596438378
Branch Call Number: J GRE
Characteristics: 227 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Coovert, J. P. - Illustrator


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Dec 31, 2015

Lol good book 4~5 graders. for teens its kinda too boring but for kids too young its complicated.

Mar 26, 2015

Interesting to me what resonates. I picked this up to see what all the rage was about texting (I'm an adult, old school) and while I personally will not cave to cell phones and texting myself, I understand the important role it plays for many people. I have a 10-year-old who will soon be facing these same communications pressures when she goes to middle school next year. I thought Greenwald handled the topic of communication and how use of texting and cell phones can backfire, but also showed how they're handy, in such a way that middle school kids will get, appreciate, and love. Surprisingly, I had an emotional reaction to this one that required such a strong review. Well done, well done.


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