What I Really Want to Do Is Direct
The promise of extra credit in English class pushes a nervous Julep to audition for the school play. But after flubbing her tryout, she ends up at the bottom of the list for stage crew. How humiliating! Just as she's about to quit the play altogether, Julep suddenly finds herself promoted to assistant director. Finally, Julep has found something she's really good at: leadership. Then, just weeks before the play is set to open, everything comes crashing down. Can Julep find a way to put her newly discovered talent to work? Another hilarious and heartwarming adventure starring the spunky middle-grader Julep O'Toole!
- Hardback | 166 pages
- 147.3 x 218.4 x 20.3mm | 249.48g
- 01 Apr 2007
- Dutton Books
- New York, NY, United States
- Illustrations, unspecified
About Trudi Strain Trueit
Trudi Strain Trueit was born and raised in the Seattle, Washington, area and still lives there with her best friend/husband, Bill. She graduated suma cum laude from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, and has worked as a television weather forecaster, a news reporter/anchor, a journalist, a media specialist, and has written twenty nonfiction books for young readers. Trudi's passions are photography, painting, and her three cats (Bernadette, Kira, and Roo). And, yes, she is a middle child.