Stephanie Greene is the author of the Owen Foote books and three novels about Sophie Hartley, as well as a number of other books for children. A graduate of the MFA program in writing for children at Vermont College, Ms. Greene lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Visit her website at www.stephaniegreenebooks.com.
Girls undergoing the same growing-up trials will be happy to have Sophie make them laugh.--Kirkus Reviews A lively chapter book full of humor, believable family dynamics, and characters who think and talk like real people. . . . Greene explores her themes of identity, ambivalence about growing up, and friendship with an unusual naturalness and depth, yet the themes never trump story or character.--The Horn Book, starred review[Readers will] want to unwrap this gem of a story and savor the delicious conclusions.--School Library Journal