The Children’s Book Review | May 19, 2014
Enter to win a copy of The Meaning of Maggie, by Megan Jean Sovern, + a set of buttons.
One (1) winner receives:
- A copy of The Meaning of Maggie, by Megan Jean Sovern, + a set of buttons.
Age Range: 8-12
Hardcover: 220 pages
Giveaway begins May 19, 2014, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 18, 2014, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
About The Meaning of Maggie
✭”Smart, sensitive, sad and funny.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
As befits a future President of the United States of America, Maggie Mayfield has decided to write a memoir of the past year of her life. And what a banner year it’s been! During this period she’s Student of the Month on a regular basis, an official shareholder of Coca-Cola stock, and defending Science Fair champion. Most importantly, though, this is the year Maggie has to pull up her bootstraps (the family motto) and finally learn why her cool-dude dad is in a wheelchair, no matter how scary that is. Author Megan Jean Sovern, herself the daughter of a dad with multiple sclerosis, writes with the funny grace and assured prose of a new literary star. A portion of the proceeds of the sale of this book will be donated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
About the Author
Megan Jean Sovern is a purveyor of fine teas, old time-y music and hugs. Recently she was in a bad break-up with muffins and her life hasn’t been the same since. She’s often mistaken for a seventh grader but don’t be fooled, she is very grown-up. A grown-up who watches television past ten o’clock and everything. Before her first leap into fiction, she was an advertising copywriter for many moons where she worked with top-notch talent mostly named Matt or Karen. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband Ted and his near complete collection of Transformers. He doesn’t like it when she says, “Zoinks.”
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Congratulations to Sharon K.! You are the winner of this wonderful book. Your prize pack will be on its way soon.
Way to go Sharon, congrats!