Brand New Emily by Ginger Rue

December 23rd, 2010 by

Submitted by Alexis, Age 12 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★★★½

This novel is about a middle schooler named Emily. Her mom died when she was young and she lives with her father. She is being picked on by a trio of mean girls at school, and she is completely sick of it.

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So when she and her father take a trip to New York, she sells the bracelet her mother gave her before she died to hire a woman to make her popular. Please read this book if you are interested in a mix of love stories, confusion, and new beginnings. This is a good book for ages 10-14.

8 Responses

  • Hahaha me writes:
    December 24th, 2010 at 2:29 pm

    She sells the bracelet! That is crazy!!! I have to read this now!!!!

    • Carol writes:
      March 15th, 2011 at 1:54 am

      ya i know i already read the book. i couldnt stop reading it

  • raoofa writes:
    January 19th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    hehehe,she sooo shouldn’t have:(

  • dani writes:
    September 12th, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    it was an aesome book couldnt stop reading it !

  • aWESOME writes:
    October 21st, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Im reading it for a book report. its awesome! is oo recommend it! 🙂

  • sabrina writes:
    December 23rd, 2011 at 9:53 pm

    Wow! I just finished it right now! Im putting this book in my top favorites! The book gave of a gist of middle school life and now i am looking at myself differently. since i am in middle school i put myself in emily’s shoes and saw that the people in my school who call themselves popular are all the same. One lesson that i think emily learned and i also learned was how you don’t have to change to be noticed, just be yourself from square one, even when your in a bad situation being who you really are will really help. thanks for listening 🙂

  • Samantha writes:
    February 22nd, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    I Love this book its really great! I have read it 3 times allready! 🙂

  • Gorgeous writes:
    February 10th, 2015 at 10:32 pm

    I loved this book!! Amazing! i totally recommend it! ☺

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