As Audrey and her family move to another town, she says goodbye to her BFF, promising to stay in touch. With a new town, new house, new school, and even a sweet, new friend, life is looking pretty perfect. But things get complicated when the popular girls notice Audrey and begin to vie for her attention. They are so beautiful, so smart, so sophisticated. What will Audrey do to be part of their world? And what will she sacrifice to stay there? Audrey’s Garden follows a year in the life of a ten-year-old girl as she learns some hard lessons about honesty, self respect, and what it means to be a friend.
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Praise For Audrey’s Garden
Koresky expertly unravels the closely woven threads of social insecurity, economic class, and body image that have begun to shape the lives of 21st-century girls at an earlier and earlier age…Audrey’s character is so well-developed and the supporting cast so strong, her journey still resonates.
A well-written and engaging cautionary tale about the issues facing preteen girls in modern society.”
About the Author
Leslie Koresky is a longtime resident of Massachusetts. She and her husband raised two sons. Over the past twenty years she has served as occasional editorialist for a weekly independent newspaper, and writes a weekly column for that newspaper in her capacity as Public Relations Director for the Chelmsford Center for the Arts. Leslie has worked in the Massachusetts public school system for nearly two decades, first as a writer and Director of Public Relations, and later as a teacher’s assistant for children ages six through nine. Those experiences inspired this book.
- Title: Audrey’s Garden
- Author: Leslie Koresky
- ISBN: 0983946027
- Type: Paperback
- Price: $15.20