“When Life Gives You O.J.” by Erica S. Perl
“For years, almost-eleven-year-old Zelly Fried has tried to convince her parents to let her have a dog. After all, practically everyone in Vermont owns a dog, and it sure could go a long way helping Zelly fit in since moving there from Brooklyn. But when her eccentric grandfather, Ace, hatches a ridiculous plan involving a “practice dog” named O.J., Zelly’s not so sure how far she’s willing to go to win a dog of her own. Is Ace’s plan so-crazy-it-just-might-work… or just plain crazy?”
I LOVED this book and I know that your pre-teen/teens would love it too. It’s a fun read and it keeps you wanting more, which is good since there will be a sequel to this book coming out in September 2012, I can’t wait.
“When Life Gives You O.J.” is a hilarious book. I kept imagining little Zelly DRAGGING around a plastic jug all around her neighborhood. What would people think? LOL. But hey, it did sound like a good plan. He grandpa, Ace, is a character too, so funny and LOUD!
This book was so good that it only took me two days to read, usually books this long would take me a week or two to get through but I wanted to just keep on reading and see where this silly adventure would take Zelly.
This is a book perfect for your kid to read this summer. It’s an adventure about a girl and her summer. Just be careful, you may end up seeing your child dragging around a plastic jug of their own. That is if they’ve been asking for a dog too.
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