cover image Wrld Grtst Expert

Wrld Grtst Expert

Barbara Bottner. Yearling Books, $2.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-440-49739-4

Jesse finds her fifth grade plans disrupted by a new girl, Katherine Ann Franklin. Katherine, who has lived all over the world, keeps showing everyone up with her stories and accomplishments. Then she learns to adjust to Jess and her friends. PW was concerned that the story showed a girl caving into peer pressure and said, ""Anyone would cry, especially people who believe in individuality and striving.'' (8-11)