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This Is Not the Abby Show: 08/20/18
This Is Not the Abby Show by Debbie Reed Fischer is about a Jewish girl with ADHD who makes a horrible mistake and ends up in summer school. ADHD is under diagnosed in girls and under represented in children's literature.
Abby uses humor to navigate the ups and downs of having ADHD. Unfortunately it's not enough of a tool for her and by the start of the book she has alienated her teacher, her classmates and she's running the risk of doing the same with her family.
Through summer school, Abby learns better to control her outbursts and to stay focused. All her hard work culminates in an entertaining stand-up routine at the climax of the book.