But nothing is as unexpected as the war that erupts when the other drivers start wearing T-back swimsuits to work and some community leaders mount a protest against the skimpy suits. Bernadette, who will not wear T-backs but will not oppose them either, is caught in the middle. If she didn't sign it, her friends would shun her; if she did sign it, anytime any one of them had a bad hair day it would mean total immersion in the local pool for all of them, Chloe included. Frankweiler and the Newbery Honor Book Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth. Chloe+a5 goes to spend summer vacation with her stepfather's sister and unexpectedly becomes embroiled in a business war pitting bathing suit-clad van operators against a moralistic opposition group and posing questions of freedom and group pressure. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
In 1968, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. The spine may show signs of wear. Bookseller: , Washington, United States. Almost thirty years later she won the Newbery Medal once again for The View from Saturday. Or her second or her third. Bernadette is caught in the middle of the controversy.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. . They have three children, all married. Konigsburg is the author of many books for children, including the Newbery Medal winner From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Frankweiler won the Newbery Medal and Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth was named a Newbery Honor Book. And no matter what Chloe does, the results are unexpected.
Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Unexpected, it seems, is all you can really count on, unless, like Bernadette, you know enough about the past to have an idea of what the future might bring. Among her other acclaimed books are Silent to the Bone, The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place, and The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World. Everything about Bernadette is unexpected: her dog; her job driving a commissary van that serves sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, and junk food to shipyard and dock workers; her way of teaching Chloe to swim; her ability to skate on Rollerblades; her adventures in the commune where she and Nick had lived for a year; and especially the fact that the unexpected is never unexpected to her, not even the events that follow when some commissary drivers begin wearing T-back swimsuits to work a way of increasing business and other groups in Peco decide T-backs should be banned forever. Chloe not only hates total immersion, she fears it. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Her most recent books for Atheneum were three picture books that she has both written and illustrated: Samuel Todd's Book of Great Colors; Samuel Todd's Book of Great Inventions; and Amy Elizabeth Explores Bloomingdales. And even then, well, maybe Bernadette doesn't always know everything. Give the Unexpected a Chance That's the advice Chloë gets from her stepfather before she heads off to Florida to spend the summer with her aunt Bernadette. Konigsburg and her husband live near Jacksonville, Florida.
May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. It turns out to be excellent advice, because everything about Bernadette is unexpected: her job driving a food service wagon, her big slobbery dog, her Rollerblading skill, her unorthodox way of teaching Chloë to swim. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. From the Publisher: Going to Peco, Florida, for the summer to stay with Bernadette is not Chloe's first choice. She has to leave town because of the hair contract. So it's off to Bernadette's for the summer. Konigsburg is the only author to have won the Newbery Medal and a Newbery Honor in the same year.
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