A NovelBook - 2017
Laurie Gelman's sharp debut novel about a year in the life of a kindergarten class mom - a brilliant send-up of the petty and surprisingly cutthroat terrain of parent politics. From recording parents' response times to her emails to suggesting someone bring "special" brownies for curriculum night, not all of Jen Dixon's methods win approval from the other moms. Throw in an old flame from her past, a hyper-sensitive "allergy mom," a surprisingly sexy kindergarten teacher, and an impossible-to-please Real Housewife wannabe causing problems at every turn. Hometown: Ottawa, ON.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, ©2017.
Characteristics: 290 pages ;,25 cm.