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A Novel

by Jacqueline Wilson

Roaring Brook Press


HE LOVES ME, HE LOVES ME NOT. Sylvie is sure Carl loves her, so why hasn't he kissed her?

Sylvie and Carl have always been best friends, and Sylvie's always dreamed that they'd get married someday. But when she begins to realize that Carl may be more interested in boys than girls, Sylvie struggles to hold on to the pieces of her shattered dreams. With her trademark blend of honesty,
sensitivity, and humor, bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson delivers a novel for teens about first love, first heartbreak, and the power of a kiss.

I hated lunchtimes. I always missed Carl so much.
When we were in middle school we spent all our time together. We'd rush off the moment the bell rang, shovel down our school lunches in ten minutes .at, and then we'd have a whole hour...

Praise for Kiss

“Believable…rich characterization…This will have particular resonance for those who have had their own big childhood certainties about their future give way in the face of life transitions.” —BCCB

“Wilson, author of more than 100 books and a former British Children's Laureate, is a thoroughgoing professional and her latest book is smoothly written and well plotted…” —Booklist


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by Jacqueline Wilson

JACQUELINE WILSON is the author of more than 100 books, including CANDYFLOSS, BEST FRIENDS, and COOKIE. Together her titles have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. She was the 2005–2007 British Children's Laureate and has won many major literary awards, including The Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Smarties Prize, and the Children's Book of the Year. In 2007 she became the first children's book author to be named a Dame. She lives in Kingston-on-Thames, England.

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