Posted in 2011-2012 Club, Author Comments, Not Mock Newbery

Water Balloon, by Audrey Vernick

Summary:  With her best friends pulling away from her, her newly-separated parents deciding she should spend the summer at her father’s new home, and a babysitting job she does not want, Marley’s life is already as precarious as an overfull water balloon when a cute boy enters the picture.