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The Actual Total Truth


  • Short-listed, Bolen Books Children's Book Prize, 2008
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2008
  • Commended, OLA Best Bets, 2007
  • Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year, 2007

The Actual Total Truth Canadian Title

By Karen Rivers   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439937559 Paperback
180 Pages | 5.27" x 7.64" | Ages 9 to 12

Carly doesn't know how she'll survive the next few months. She's suddenly grown taller than everyone in her class — boys and girls. Her mom has just had a new baby and is paying no attention to her. She's also just found out she's going to have to take “Math for Tortured Losers” (Carly's term) in summer school to make it to Grade Six. To make matters worse, a boy Carly can't stand is assigned to be her “peer tutor.” To top it all off, Carly is determined to find the culprit who is wounding animals near her family's cabin. It's enough to make a girl scream “What-EVER!”