- AR Level4.9
- AR Quiz Number5052
- AR Quiz Points6
- AuthorPhyllis Reynolds Naylor
- Guided Reading LevelU
- Page Count208
- PublisherSimon & Schuster Children's Publishing
- Year Published2011
- Grade Level5 - 9
- Type of BookFiction
- SubjectFamily & home stories (Children's/YA)
General fiction (Children's/YA)
Romance & relationships stories (Children's/YA)
Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's/YA)
Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's/YA)
- ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
According to Pamela's cousin in New Jersey, the worst thing that can happen to a girl is to start seventh grade without a boyfriend. So Alice is glad that she and Patrick are going together. But Patrick the boyfriend is a lot more complicated than Patrick the friend. What's an appropriate gift for Alice to give him for his birthday? What should she do if he wants to kiss her and she hasn't just brushed her teeth? Alice really likes Patrick, but sometimes it seems as though life would be a lot simpler if they were still just friends.
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