Read "Agnes Parker...Girl in Progress"
Kathleen O'Dell captures the essence of transformation in this story about a girl who attempts to reinvent herself. Agnes is convinced that a newer version of herself will bring satisfaction to her boring life. Kids may identify with this wise, funny, and insightful story about forming an identity. From dealing with a new pair of glasses and a budding interest in the new boy at school, Agnes must come to terms with who she is.