- Series: Formac First Novels
- Imprint: Formac Publishing Company Limited
- Publication Date: 10 October 1998
- Copyright Year: 1998
- ISBN: 9780887804656
- Page Count: 64
- Dimensions: 4.25" x 7"
- Interest ages: 5-10
illustrated by Mark Thurman
Carrie wants to be part of the cool crowd.
Carrie wants to be part of the cool crowd. Becoming friends with them means getting a new image for herself but it also means ignoring her old friends. That's when Carrie starts to see that there are friends, and then there are good freinds.
About the Authors
LESLEY CHOYCE is a novelist and poet living at Lawrencetown Beach in Nova Scotia. A former grand champion of the Men's Open Canadian National Surfing Championships, he surfs on the Atlantic coast year-round, along with running a literary publishing house and teaching English at Dalhousie University. He also has a regular nationally-broadcast program on Vision TV called Off the Page with Lesley Choyce. He is the author of more than fifty books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction for adults and children, including Carrie's Crowd and Go For It Carrie. His writing has earned him several awards, including two Dartmouth Book Awards and the Ann Connor Brimer Award for the Young Adult novel Good Idea Gone Bad. Five of his previous Formac novels have received the Canadian Children's Book Centre's "Our Choice" Award. The Ottawa Citizen calls him "a national treasure."
MARK THURMAN is a writer and ilustrator living half the year in Toronto and the other half in Owen Sound, Ontario. He has written and illustrated over 25 books for children, including the series Douglas the Elephant.
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