Veronica Conti has never won a trophy or a medal in her whole life. So when the class project competition arrives, she's determined to take home the grand prize! Her chances seem doomed, however, when Veronica is partnered with her nemesis: Matthew Sawyer. To make matters worse, Matthew has difficulty remembering and organizing things, putting the grand prize at stake!
This is a job for the Fix-It Friends, so Veronica enlists Jude and Cora's assistance to help Matthew with his ADHD. Along the way, Veronica discovers unexpected friendship is better than any prize.
Told with Veronica's irrepressible enthusiasm, the Fix-It Friends makes childhood issues accessible and funny for chapter book readers!
Includes a toolbox of real advice for organizing and remembering tasks!
Praise for The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear! "Fears are scary! But don't worry: the Fix-It Friend sare here with step-by-step help --and humor too." --Fran Manushkin, author of the Katie Woo series"Full of heart and more than a little spunk" --Kathleen Lane, author of The Best Worst ThingAn empowering resource for kids -- and they're just plain funto read."--Lauren Knickerbocker, Ph.D., Co-Director, Early Childhood Service, NYU ChildStudy Center"Hooray for these young friends who work together; thisdiverse crew will have readers looking forward to more." --Kirkus Reviews
Nicole C. Kear is the author of the memoir Now I See You, chosen as a must-read by People, Amazon, Parade, and Redbook, among others. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Parents, and the Huffington Post. She teaches writing at the NYU School of Professional Studies and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, three children, and two albino frogs. Visit her online at nicolekear.com
Tracy Dockray has illustrated many picture books such as The Tushy Book, Izzy & Oscar, and the prize-winning Lost and Found Pony, as well as an edition of Beverly Cleary's Ramona series, Stay, Ralph the Mouse series, and Henry Huggins series. Visit her online at tracydockray.com/books