Third-grader Dessert's love of treats leads to a change in her large family's dinner routine, then an awful mistake, and later a true sacrifice after her teacher, Mrs. Howdy Doody, urges students to march to the beat of their own drums.

Dessert First 2010, Atheneum Books

ISBN-13: 9781416963868

Trade paperback

Dessert First 2009, Atheneum Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781416963851