2Questions? Are we that different? Do girls act differently than boys? Can Ellen win back her best friend after she’s made a terrible mistake?
3Book OverviewEllen Tebbits is convinced she’ll die of embarrassment if any of the girls at school discover her secret. But then she meets Austine Allen, a new girl in class who’s hiding the very same secret, instantly, the two become best friends. They do everything together, from clapping erasers to riding horses. Ellen quickly learns that embarrassing secrets and pesky troublemakers like Otis Spofford aren’t so bad when you have someone special to stick up for you. But then Ellen does something terrible that makes Austine stop speaking to her. Will she be able to prove how sorry she is?
4What would happen if… Otis was nice Ellen was perfect in her own eyes Mrs. Joyce liked EllenAustine and Ellen shared the same hometownAustine’s mother could sew as well as Ellen’s motherThe horse cooperated