Literature: The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes
A children's series by Anne Mazer.
The series chronicles the life of Abigail "Abby" Hayes, a purple-loving, journal-writing Redheaded Hero
who also suffers from Middle Child Syndrome
. These books are notable for being realistic, even when reality isn't pleasant (ie— a good friend evolving from a Nice Girl
and a Shrinking Violet
to a borderline mean girl.
) The first 15 books covered Abby in fifth grade. After a Super Special, the second Super Special was her entering the sixth grade.
Tropes in these books include...