Girl Overboard!: Everything’s Coming Up Rosie (book 3)
“A coming-of-age tale about a young expat girl that is as sweet as a bowl of cheng tng served together with a slice of Momofuku Milk Bar’s caramel apple pie.”
—Assoc. Prof. Woo Yen Yen, LIU, New York-based author of the graphic novel series, Dim Sum Warriors
I’m surviving middle school and living in Singapore! Mom is still cooking up a storm, making delicious local food; Alex is still annoying, as usual; Dad is still busy making sure that we are all happy.
I’ve decided to join the water polo class as my extra-curricular activity. That’s going to be real fun. Now all I have to do is grab my googles and swim gear and go.
The next few months will be BLISSFUL, right?
Tired of all the trouble Sharon has caused since Rosie arrived in Singapore, Rosie is determined to stay as far as possible away from her rival. So she signs up for water polo (yes, seriously, water polo). But Ben accidentally signs Rosie up for student council, and she finds herself running for president—against Sharon! Can middle school get any worse?
“A very promising voice…Rosie is bright and spunky, headstrong yet endearing—a girl who knows her mind. She is sure to find a lot of friends (and devoted readers) in Singapore.”
—Dr Myra Garces-Bacsal, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore
“Moving countries can be tough, especially for 13-year-old girls like Rosie Smith. Girl Overboard! is a fun, fast-paced, full-of-laughs book that will make the perfect gift for any child living in Singapore, or coping with an international move.”
—Catherine Carvell, author of Darcy Moon and the Deep-fried Frogs
“Hooray! At last a book for ever-increasing third culture kids. What a joy.”
—Fran Lebowitz, author of Tales From A Broad
“Everything’s Coming Up Rosie may be a book targeted at middle grade school kids, but it’s peppered with advice that applies even to adults! 5/5.”
—Priscilla Tan, Priscilla and her Books
About the Creators
Author Sheri Tan worked as a children’s book editor in New York City for many years. She is also the author of a wide range of titles, including Seiji Ozawa (a biography of the former Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor) and Handshake in Space (The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project), as well as books featuring licensed characters such as Winnie the Pooh, SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer.
Illustrator Fernando Hierro is an illustrator and graphic designer who has worked in advertising, comic books and theatre. Born and raised in New York City, he is currently based in Singapore and is enjoying many local dishes, including chicken rice.
Size: 215 x 140mm
Published: March 2015
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