What Every Girl (except me) Knows


Available again in E-Book format

What Every Girl (except me) Knows
a novel by Nora Raleigh Baskin

11what• A Publishers Weekly Flying Start, 2001

• A Booklist Top Ten first Youth Novel

• Publishers Weekly Cuffie award
“Most Promising New Author”

• 2003 Lone Star Reading List
(Texas Library Association)

• Bank Street College of Education
Best Children’s Books of the Year

• VOYA Top Shelf Fiction

• 76Booksense Choice for Children

Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Bittersweet, emotionally complex first novel. Baskin sensitively renders the tumultuous period between childhood and adolescence.”

Kirkus Reviews
“Candid, lively, and absorbing. a fine novel that offers a perceptive and positive look at dealing with loss.”

School Library Journal
“Unusual, deeply felt…Baskin’s first person narrative is smoothly engaging overall, and the dialogue rings true.”

Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“Perceptive and sympathetic. Gabby and Taylor’s friendship is absolutely authentic.”

“A gripping coming-of-age story. The upbeat friendship story and the painful family mystery are a winning combination.”

“Themes explored in this work include family relationships, friendship, and belonging. This title will be popular with fans of Judy Blume and Sharon Creech.”

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