The Exceptional Maggie Chowder

Twelve-year-old aspiring forest ranger Maggie Chowder wants to be just like her favorite comic superhero, the Exceptional Eagirl. So when her dad loses his job and her family moves from a house to a small apartment, Maggie is determined to make the most of her new circumstances. But it’s not always easy to be strong like Eagirl when her best friend LaTanya gets to move into a big house and get a puppy because her dad has been recruited to coach for the Seattle Seahawks. It’s especially not easy when nitpicky, comic-book-hating Grandma Barrel comes to stay.

  • 256 Pages
  • 5.5" x 8"
  • 9780807536780
  • October 2020

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  • Empathetic, realistic, and very enjoyable.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • A heartwarming, funny story about family and friends; a worthy addition to middle-grade collections.

    - School Library Journal


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