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What's a young girl to do when her mom and her dad refuse to let her have her ears pierced? She can argue, she can beg, she can swear that -- if only they'll say yes -- she'll be nice to her little brother for one whole year. And whether or not she persuades them, she can find herself in this true and funny tale of a charmingly persistent girl determined to have what she wants and needs and loves: beautiful, glorious earrings for pierced ears.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1990
ISBN: 9780689316159
Branch Call Number: JP Viors 05jv 02
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,ill
Additional Contributors: Malone, Nola Langner


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Mar 26, 2015

Cute story. All the reasons she has for her parents why she just has to have pierced ears and earrings. And all the reasons why they don't agree.
Enjoyable read.

Jan 07, 2015

This book is a young girl's lament about the fact that her parents do not think she is quite old enough for pierced ears. She gives many reasons why she wants them. She tells the many ways in which she acts responsibly. She even has a list of all the ways earrings will be positive influence in her life. She asks, she begs, she cries, she makes many promises all in hopes of having "Beautiful, glorious earrings for pierced ears."

The illustrations in this story are colorful and fun. The story is an echo of many young girl's laments over the fact they cannot yet have pierced ears. And yet, what young lady doesn't want to wear the fun, dangly, colorful jewelry on her ears? This book will be a big hit with all of the young ladies. It is advertized for ages 6-10. This is a perfect age range.

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Jan 07, 2015

mmcbeth29 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 10


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