Publish date: January 1st 2009
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 267
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
Series: Willow Falls (#1)
This was the second book I read by Wendy Mass. Amanda and her best friend Leo share the same birthday and have always celebrated their birthday together. On the night of their tenth birthday, a year ago, Amanda and Leo got into a fight. Now, Amanda wakes up on her eleventh birthday, and it is repeat...
First off, I started reading this without knowing that the birthday in question - June 5th - is actually my own birthday, and that may have predisposed me a little bit towards liking this book, but I didn't really need any extra incentive: It was a thoroughly charming, light read that I'd recommend ...
I didn't realize that after Groundhog Day but before "Before I Fall," there was "11 Birthdays." Reliving the same day over and over is a fun concept, and the evolution of Amanda is believable for her age, and suitable for upper elementary readers. Funny lines and easily readable, with a few lessons ...
This was a cute book marred by unrealistic characterization and an ending that really comes out of nowhere.It's reminiscent of Groundhog Day, but with 11-year-olds and middle school instead of a middle-aged weatherman. There's a curse, a mysterious old woman, and school drama to deal with.Unfortunat...
This story is about 2 children who happen to share the same birthday. Every year, they have celebrated together until a fight on their 10th birthday destroys their friendship. They each have a horrible 11th birthday, celebrating apart, only to find that this awful day keeps repeating (similar to t...