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by Paula Danziger

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The Cat Ate My Gymsuit: 13 year old Marcy hates her life. She has low self-esteem, hates her father, and won't dress for gym. Marcy feels like everything in her life is in the trash, until she meets Ms. Finney
There's A Bat In Bunk Five: Marcy's thrilled when her former teacher, Ms. Finney, asks her to be a junior counselor at a new creative-arts camp. This is Marcy's big chance to have a summer away from her family, at a new place where only Ms. Finney knows that she was once a fat nobody. Marchy's sure it will be a perfect summer.
But camp life is anything but perfect as Marcy copes with noisy, giggling girls, including Bunk Five's problem camper, and the thrill of her first romance. 3 stars; Read 07/26/1982 ( )
  LynneQuan | Oct 3, 2017 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0698116844, Paperback)

Now you can find Paula Danziger's funny and compassionate testaments to the ups and downs of growing up, The Cat Ate My Gymsuit and There's A Bat In Bunk Five, available in a brand new format sure to elicit lots of laughs (and maybe even a few tears) from teens everywhere. Danziger skillfully balances her insight into the daily trauma of the young adult years with liberal doses of humor. -- School Library Journal Marcy Lewis is bored by school, resents her tyrannical father, despairs of ever being thin, and is certain that she'll never have a date. Then along comes Ms. Finney, a remarkable teacher with unconventional ways, and things begin to change. The issues of teacher independence and student protest are topical, and Marcy, an intelligent and enjoyable adolescent, is an appealing heroine. -- School Library Journal Told with zest and humor, this is a good read. -- Children's Book Review Service

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When the unconventional English teacher who helped her conquer many of her feelings in insecurity is fired, a junior high student uses her new found courage to campaign for the teacher's reinstatement.

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