Book Review: Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie (Realistic Teen Fiction Novel)


That’s the one word I’d use to describe this book.

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Book Cover of Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick, a teen, family fiction novel.
Title: Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie | Author: Jordan Sonnenblick | Genres: Teen Fiction, Family Fiction, Realistic Fiction | First Published: 2004

Meet 13 year old Steven Alper – he’s starting 8th grade, loves drumming, and has a crush on the cutest girl in school: Renee.

Steven lives with his mom, dad, and his annoying little brother: 4 year old Jeffery.

All is well.

Until it’s not, when Jeffery is diagnosed with cancer.  

With their world upended, we follow the Alpers as they as they navigate this unexpected terrain.

And we experience it all through Steven’s eyes.

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