Frances, This Time You’ve Gone Too Far by Janis Ost is now available in print and digital editions from retailers worldwide.
Frances Green is a precocious twelve-year-old with a critical eye and a tender heart. She’s cool and confident (well, mostly) at her new middle school after her family moves to a small beach town in California.
Frances grapples with fitting in or being alone, helping others with good intentions but getting in trouble for it, all while feeling like an adult trapped in
As she navigates her unusual family, a new school, and the challenges of leaving her old life and her father behind, she deals with life by writing. Frances’s memoir is where her emotions surface, woven throughout a funny, poignant, coming-of-age story.side of a teenager. Ultimately, she finds new friends in unexpected places and strikes a balance between trying too hard and staying present.
Janis Ost is a writer, mother, and middle school teacher. Passionate about writing with kids, especially adolescents, she is a writing project assistant with the Young Writers Program in Santa Cruz, California. She enjoys the quiet magic of sailing, playing the guitar, and encouraging people to be mindful. This is her second book, following The Long Nights of Mourning (2003).
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