Class Favorite Reviews
"Gr. 5-8 - This fun, fast-paced book is full of realistic dialogue and laugh-out-loud passages. Sara's sticky situations will make readers cringe while simultaneously breathing a sigh of relief that these things aren't happening to them."
Morris has captured the heart of an eighth grader in Class Favorite...I
feel certain that any girl who has ever wished to be part of the popular
crowd will totally relate to this book."
creates a funny twist to the tried and true theme of adolescent angst
in the unexpectedly composed way Sara handles each cringe inducing crisis,
and girls will like this character."
Favorite will have you reminiscing of those awkward middle school
days. Sara reminds us that we are all human, and we all have our embarrassing
moments, but there is a way to come out on top."
in my opinion, is one of the most realistic characters I've ever read
about...it's incredibly easy to relate to her. Class Favorite was a cute, funny, feel-good read that I greatly enjoyed."
Favorite follows Sara's hilarious journey through the perils and
pitfalls of junior high school popularity, leaving ex-BFFs, clueless mothers,
annoyingly-superior sisters, and drool-worthy hotties in her wake. Taylor
Morris has done the impossible: she's created a character who simultaneously
reminded me of both how I was and how I wanted to be when I was 13. Sara's
fearlessness and ability to hold her head high and laugh at herself even
in the most awkward of situations make her truly inspirational. I loved
Sara, and I loved this book!"
you be the most popular girl in school without losing your soul? Taylor
Morris tackles all the truly crazy issues of junior high - friendship,
cliques, and yes, guys - with wit, sass, and enormous heart."
"I wish Sara
Thurman went to my junior high! I could have learned a thing or two from
her about how to handle BFF breakups, major crushes and funky family dynamics."
"Taylor Morris must have the mind of a young teenager or secretly be a young teenager, because she sure wrote all her characters realistically and perfectly."
"[Taylor Morris] really understands the middle school environment and does a great job creating the characters and their backstories, and all the jokes."
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