Lennon’s screenplay about the Red Brigade was a third place finalist in Francis Ford Coppola's screenwriter's competition. Today, she lives in Laurel Canyon and has four children and a dog named Frida.
Lennon applied the “Page 69 Test” to her most recent book, Confessions of a So-called Middle Child, and reported the following:
Yes! Page 69 [inset right, click to enlarge] is where it’s at.Learn more about the book and author at the Confessions of a So-called Middle Child website, and follow Maria T. Lennon on Facebook and Twitter.
Take a quick browse and see what you’ll discover about my not-so nice heroine in the making.
- The book is short—major bonus for kids.
- You can tell Charlie is the middle-kid right away and both her younger and her older siblings are super annoying.
- She sees a shrink- this is LA you know.
- She goes to a new school where being different may or may not be cool.
- She hates the spotlight.
- This is an issue book—Charlie definitely wants to stop bullying—that’s funny as you know what.
- Teachers, parents and grandparents should buy this book for their kids. It’s a teachable book for 4th, 5th and 6th grade.
- Girls can be super mean you know.
- Believe it or not Charlie is a role model for all girls.
- It’s realistic fiction set in the Hollywood Hills. Your kids will love it. Trust me. I have four of my own.
Read--Coffee with a Canine: Maria T. Lennon and Frida.
My Book, The Movie: Confessions of a So-Called Middle Child.