Dessert First

Dessert First

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Baker & Taylor
Determined to live a completely unique life without any rules to bog down her creative spirit, Dessert ends up getting in trouble more often than she would like, especially when she won't say sorry for anything she does wrong!

& Taylor

Third-grader Dessert's love of treats leads to a change in her large family's dinner routine, then an awful mistake, and later a true sacrifice after her teacher, Mrs. Howdy Doody, urges students to march to the beat of their own drums.

Simon and Schuster
Dessert Schneider has her very own personal style. But sometimes walking to the beat of her own drum means walking right into a heap of mischief, especially when it comes to the legendary family recipe (and Dessert's all-time favorite treat), Grandma Reine's Double-Decker Chocolate Bars. As the oldest in a rambunctious, restaurant-owning family, with a four-year-old sister who is going through a "phase" and two little brothers called “the Beasties,” Dessert seems to be better at getting into trouble than getting out of it. And that's because for this eight-year-old, saying sorry is definitely not a piece o'cake!

Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2009]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781416963851
Branch Call Number: J FICTION DURAN...H
Characteristics: 153 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Davenier, Christine - Illustrator


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Can a third grader convince her parents to let her eat dessert before dinner? First in a series.

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StratfordLibrary Jun 28, 2010

Imagine being called “Dessert”! But Dessert Schneider likes her name, and is proud of it! She also likes to each desserts. Read about how she persuades her parents to start dinner each evening with dessert, and the inventive way in which she cleans up her bedroom on Saturdays. No doubt about it: Dessert does everything in her own unique, personal style!


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