VOYA - April 1, 2003
“Teen readers will relate to Dime’s struggle to accept herself and frustration at being always compared with another sibling who seems infallible. Although the writing is simple and concise, the main characters are multidimensional... A must-buy for librarians looking for high quality fiction to appeal to reluctant readers.”
Resource Links - January 1, 2003
"Provides preteen and teen readers with a role model who is able to see that the choices one makes should have less to do with popularity and more to do with the right thing...A must-read for every teenager and pre-teen and an excellent acquisition for school and public libraries."
CM Magazine - November 29, 2002
"An accurate reflection of the emotional lives of many teenage girls who act out in a cry to be loved for who they are. This short novel, set in large, accessible type will appeal to struggling readers who are drawn to emotional, contemporary stories in which the heroine triumphs on her own terms...Recommended."
NMRLS Book Review Group - January 3, 2002
"Simple yet varied vocabulary and language realistical enough to keep the attention of teens while remaining clean enough for classroom use...Goobie has a particular flair for creating dramatic yet believable situations."