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A seventh-grade girl, her slightly fat girl friend, Al, and the assistant superintendent of their apartment building form a mutually needed friendship with the usual--and a few unusual--joys and sorrows.
|Statement||by Constance C. Greene ; Illustrated by Byron Barton.|
|Contributions||Barton, Byron, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.G8287 Gi|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||127 p. :|
|Number of Pages||127|
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Al has lived in many different places and has a single mom whom she claims not to love as much as her absentee father/5. A Girl Called Al on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Girl Called Al. A Girl Called Al. Seventh grader Al, who wears glasses and pigtails and carries a little extra weight, considers herself a nonconformist.
When she becomes friends with a classmate and the building superintendent, Al learns about friendship and family. Forty years after I first read the book, I still fell in love with the narrator's innocent, yet perceptive voice and with Al, the nonconformist girl who shaped who I am today.
This book also deals with the death of an older man friend, which I believe influenced the /5(5). A Girl Called Al 内容简介 A seventh-grade girl, her slightly fat girl friend, Al, and the assistant superintendent of their apartment building form a mutually needed friendship with the usual--and a few unusual--joys and sorrows.
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