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The Year We Missed My Birthday

3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  44 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
What will happen on your next birthday? What if your best friends ignore your birthday? What if your best friends steal your birthday? What if you actually have to get engaged on your thirteenth birthday? What if everything goes absolutely wrong before it goes absolutely right?
Here are eleven brand-new birthday stories, all about the only holiday dedicated to celebrating
Unknown Binding, 155 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Scholastic (first published 2005)
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Sue Sensor
I liked this book. It was a collection of stories about birthdays and how they are celebrated by each character.
Eva Leger
Jun 07, 2010 Eva Leger rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: nobody
Shelves: b-fiction, y-a
You couldn't be much older than a pre-teen and really enjoy this IMO. Young girls, maybe between the ages of about 8 and 12 might enjoy some of the stories but that's about it I think.
Most of the stories were okay, one or two were not too good IMO, and one literally made my head spin. I wanted to cry it hurt my head so much. 'Sez You' by Norma Fox Mazer - skip it - for the love of God, skip it. You're brain will thank you.
Mazer used all of the characters from her book The Missing Girl, and hav
Aidan Michael
Apr 21, 2015 Aidan Michael rated it liked it
Some amazing birthday stories.
I really liked the book it taught me many lessons on never to forget my friends birthday. It also taught me to never take my birthday for granted because it is a very special day.
Nov 14, 2011 Mas5thgrade2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pbandj23, 5b
This book was so good, it remined me of my 8th birthday, 2 years ago, when my family compleatly forgot!!! and then threw a supries party for me, so cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jul 03, 2012 Nikita rated it liked it
I liked it,reminds me of my past birthdays which were quite similar to those short stories.My favorites were One Wing and The Secret.
Oct 12, 2008 Shelby added it
this is great for when some1 turns 11.
Feb 28, 2011 Mas5thgrade2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5b, sparkles
I adore short story collections!
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Lois Metzger was born in Queens and has always written for young adults. She is the author of five novels and two nonfiction books about the Holocaust, and she has edited five anthologies. Her short stories have appeared in collections all over the world. Her writing has also appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, and The Huffington Post. She lives in New York City with her husband and son.

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