Ava and Pip by our very own advice columnist Carol Weston. The book centers on the 10-year-old witty and literature-loving Ava Wren and her big sister Pip.
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In the beginning of the novel, Ava asks her parents why they
named her “Ava.” Their answer is simple: “We like palindromes.” When her dad
explains that a palindrome is a word that is spelled the same way forward as it
is backwards (think: Mom, noon or pop), Ava begins to search for palindromes
everywhere she goes.
But that’s not the only thing she’s out to find. Since her
’rents spend so much time fussing over Pip’s shyness, they tend to forget about
Ava. Ava, understandably, wants to change that. She doesn’t get why Pip is so
scared of making friends, but she devises a plan to help her big sis out. Will Ava
be able to break Pip out of her shell? Or is Pip destined to be a wallflower
With each chapter (all different entries from Ava’s diary),
we get a look into the funny new palindromes Ava discovers, as well as her
journey to understanding herself and her sis a little better.
Wanna get to know these sibs a little better, too? Be sure to grab a copy of Ava and Pip when it hits shelves this Tuesday, March 4, then come back here and let us know your thoughts.
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Do you remember a time when you tried to help out one of
your sibs? Tell us in the comments below.
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BY SYDNEY ADAMSON ON 3/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
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