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Welcome to Junior High!

(Girl Talk #1)

3.72  ·  Rating details ·  671 ratings  ·  30 reviews
It's the beginning of an unforgettable year. . .

Seventh grade has just started and Sabrina Wells has got troubles! She's made an enemy of the principal's daughter, Stacy the Great, met the boy of her dreams, and been put in charge of the Homecoming Dance decorating committee.

Will Sabrina manage to keep Stacy off her back, fall in love, and get shy Allison, preppie Katie, a
Paperback, 128 pages
Published 1990 by Golden Books
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Apr 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
When I was nine, a friend of my mom's gave us a big 'ol pile of these books. I don't think it was all of them, but it was most; and we still have some. I spent a great deal of time trying to figure out the name of this series. All I clearly recalled was that one of the girls was Native American and became a model during the series, and that there was a kid named Arizzonia or something simliar. Well, while cleaning the house for a party, I found a box of books with some of these in it! Yay!

I read
Serial Girl Talk ini jadi favorit gue waktu SD-SMP dulu. Ceritanya abg banget, tapi waktu itu kan gue emang masih abg. Hehehe.. Sampai sekarang masih lengkap nih dari buku 1 sampai buku 27. :D
Kara Rutledge
Sep 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
I had forgotten about this book until I read a blog about kid's books that mentioned it. I went to Goodwill that same day, and there it was on the shelf. I had to buy it, and I loved rereading this blast from my past. ...more
Tiffany Spencer
May 12, 2018 rated it liked it
Welcome To Junior High
PLOT: Sabrina is starting junior high and meets picture perfect Katie, shy girl Allison, and tough chic chick, Randy. They bond and become friends over boys, a mutually hated rich bitch clique, and a homecoming dance.

*Firstly I sympathize with Sabrina. And I'll tell you why. Now even though these are junior high books and these girls are 12 years old I think anyone can understand what it's like to fall for someone and they don't even know it. Or maybe they do k
Reading with Cats
Dec 03, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens, 90s-ya, donate
Holy cats are these girls starting on the BOY! drama early. I wish their parents luck 🙄
Oct 26, 2020 rated it it was ok
It's a pity the marketing is so skewed toward boys: girls might get something out of this too. ...more
Teresa Granado-Law
Sep 10, 2019 rated it liked it
Mentioned Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, GNR's Welcome to the Jungle and Madonna's "Crazy for You." ...more
Nov 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
I was introduced to this series back in fifth grade when I used to exchange books with my best friend. I ended up with #3 in the series and never got to read any of the others until I started tracking them down as an adult to read and recap. This one starts us out nicely, introducing us to the characters and their entry to junior high. It's a fun read, maybe a bit too cutesy in spots, but nothing egregious. Fully recommend!

Read my full recap at
Christian Singer
Jun 27, 2013 rated it liked it
Wow, I don't remember junior high being that complicated! Then again I was shy and quiet like Allison Cloud. I also see a lot of Sabrina Wells in me.

Welcome to Junior High is a cute story about the complexity of relationships in seventh grade. Tween girls will probably like this book. It made me feel young again.
May 08, 2011 rated it liked it
These books were my Babysitter's Club - they defined my early childhood. My mother bought the entire set for me at one go and I devoured them before I even got to junior high myself. They are full of ridiculous stereotypes of teenagers, but I loved them all the same. ...more
May 22, 2011 rated it liked it
I remember my sister took me to a book exchange store where you could donate books and get "store credit" per say and get more books. I remember finding these and loving them. I was about 6th grade probably. I loved them though. Fun reads. :) ...more
May 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
pertama baca ini ceritanya pas dulu abegeh, jadi seneng banget. Kalo sekarang baca lagi, tetep menghibur sih, sambil cekikikan bayangin waktu dulu baca ini yang ampe girang gimana gitu. Dasar abegeh! XD
Jul 26, 2009 rated it really liked it
Read during the tween years until around #20-ish. Sometimes I found this series more interesting than Sweet Valley High.
May 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Omg loved this series in my pre teens and you were only able to get them through mail order you couldn't get them in book stores!!! Great memories reading this series!!! ...more
Jan 03, 2013 rated it liked it
found this book while i going through GR and i remember i read it when i was 12 or something. oh such fond memories :') ...more
Jan 11, 2012 added it
I read this in elementary school in like the 3rd or 4th grade.
J.W. Ellis
Aug 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I totally forgot about this series too, this and babysitters club were too of my favorite series in my preteen years
Mar 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites, childrens
I remember this series. I used to love it when I was in elementary school. I think I read most, if not all of, the series. Allison was my favorite. I don't remember why though. ...more
Jul 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
My absolute favorite series as a young girl growing up!!!
Oct 22, 2010 rated it really liked it
jaman2 smp dulu, ini adalah salah satu judul buku yg selalu d tunggu2 terjemahan barunya ^^
sayang, krn satu dan lain hal, semua koleksi buku ini menghilang tak berbekas, hiks..hiks T_T
Jan 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
love this series.
Jul 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loved these series!!
Martina Fuskova
Jun 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
all books from this serial were with me in my childhood and puberty-time ;) and in that time it was great. One time...I will read it with my daughters
Carrie Robison
Dec 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Loved the series as a young girl!
Sep 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing
ahh love this book!!dont ask why :D
Sheila Read
Jul 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
these books reminds me of the sweet valley books and the dear diary book.
Nov 24, 2008 rated it liked it
a fun light reading.
Jul 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
This was another series that I was stuck on in my earlier teen days. Gosh I miss some of these books when I see the covers. I just want to dig them out and re-read a bunch of them!
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