Fifteen-year-old Junie is barely coping. Her mother has started sleeping in the chair in front of the TV, and the house is so packed with junk, newspapers, cupboard organizers and other helpful items from the Shopping Channel that she can barely get in the front door. Her father is no help, since he’s always with That Woman. To top it off, she’s failing math.
“Maybe it’s Mac’s honest portrayal of the world today’s teens live in that makes her seem so edgy in the eyes of adults … Mary Poppins for the new millennium? Maybe.” —XTRA!