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The Diary of Melanie Martin
or How I Survived Matt the Brat, Michelangelo, and the Leaning Tower of Pizza
Written by Carol WestonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Carol Weston
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· Yearling
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· June 12, 2001 · $5.99 · 978-0-440-41667-8 (0-440-41667-1)

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Dear Diary, You will never in a million years guess where I’m going....Italy! In Europe!! Across the ocean!!! I even have a passport. It’s really cool, except I’m squinting my eyes in the photo, so I look like a dork. At least that’s what my brother said. I call him Matt the Brat. You would too. Trust me....

When Melanie Martin heads to Italy on a family vacation with her art-obsessed mom, her grumpy dad, and her little brother, she has no idea what she’s in for. As she discovers Michelangelo, Italian ice cream, and poetry, she also realizes how much her family means to her. Maybe she won’t trade them in after all.

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"Charming. . . . A right-as-rain take on the life of a typical, modern girl."—Family Fun

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WINNER 2002 - Kentucky Bluegrass Award

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Carol Weston’s books include Girltalk and For Girls Only.

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Visit the Melanie Martin Web site!

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