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Megan Meade's guide to the McGowan boys

by Brian, Kate, 1974-

Format: Print Book 2006
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Shaler North Hills Library Young Adult Fiction IN TRANSIT
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Young Adult Fiction
 
Status  IN TRANSIT
 
 
Summary
Boys. 7 of them, to be exact.

Megan is used to moving from place to place -- it's typical for an army brat. But she drew the line at South Korea. She insists on staying in the States to finish her last two years of high school. So her parents made arrangements for Megan to live with their friends, the McGowans...and the McGowans' 7 sons.

Turns out, living with 7 boys might as well be a foreign country! The boys are messy. They are cliquey (who knew?). And worst of all, two of the oldest boys are H-O-T. (A problem considering they are supposed to be Megan's "brothers.") Megan is definitely in enemy territory. She needs to win over the boys' hearts without totally crushing her own.

And when Megan starts falling for one of them, sibling rivalry takes on a whole new meaning....

What is a girl to do?
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 8-11. Army brat Megan Meade does not want to leave the States to follow her parents to South Korea, so, she agrees to stay with the McGowan family, where she will be the only girl among seven sons. Naturally, this causes more than a little disruption: she's accused of hooking up with Evan, makes an enemy of Doug, and falls for Finn. Brian's well-rounded story hits some interesting notes, including Megan's efforts to make friends with Miller, Doug's twin, who has Asperger's syndrome. A few situations are stock (jealously, sibling rivalry), but strong characterizations lift this above formula. Some realistic language (read swear words), and a scene (not explicitly portrayed) in which drunken Doug sleeps with Evan's girlfriend, may give some pause, but fans of Brian's The V Club (2004) will want to read this. --Ilene Cooper Copyright 2005 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Self-confidence -- Fiction.
Brothers -- Fiction.
High schools -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Simon Pulse,2006
Edition 1st Simon Pulse ed.
Language English
Description 266 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9781416900313 (pbk.)
1416900314 (pbk.)
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