• "When your birth certificate puts your age at twelve, your IQ lands you in eighth grade, and your bra size screams something between sixteen and all grown up, it’s easy to get confused, and Lacey’s confused indeed. Nana Anna, Lacey’s grandmother and guardian since her parents died when she was a baby, is dismissive of Lacey’s plight, referring to her trials with her bodacious bosom as luxe problememen, --the kind of problems every woman wishes she had. When Lacey gets picked up at the video arcade by a much older guy, she decides for the first time that mayube Nana Anna is right, and she needs to work this body she’s been handed. On the other hand, when her best boy friend from infancy returns to her neighborhood after being away during her growth spurt, she feels the need to hide her new features. The compact plotline and matter-of-fact narration prevent this story of quick changes and deception from going overboard into zany comedy land; instead Lacey emerges as a very real, very resourceful heroine whose heartsmarts have to play a fast catch-up game with her headsmarts. The perspective she gains, with the help of a really superior boy (let’s only hope there are real ones like him out there), keeps step with a contemporary twelve-year-old’s grasp of her situation; readers will learn along with Lacey that while size does matter, it isn’t the only thing that counts when it comes to loving and living in your body." ~ Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
     
  • "This was such a cute book! From the first page I was hooked and finished it within a day... I really liked the way Ms. Baratz-Logsted wrote from Lacey's point of view. The thoughts were perfect for a 12-year-old girl. The ending was also really cute. If you're looking for a quick, cute read, then ME, IN BETWEEN is definitely a book you should check out." ~(5 stars) TeenReadsToo.com