Julia Jones' Diary - Book 1 - My Worst Day Ever! by Katrina Kahler

A diary book for girls aged 9 - 12 about friendship, bullying and learning to stand up for yourself.

Julia jones' diary - book 1 - my worst day ever!

Julia looks forward to the most exciting event of the year. As the countdown begins, her world fills with new friendships and surprises, especially when a very pretty girl unexpectedly joins her class and they become great friends. In addition, the cutest boy at school suddenly becomes a part of their group and Julia looks forward to the special occasion that they are all planning for. 

But without warning, the events that begin to unfold are not at all what Julia has anticipated. Is there a bully in their midst and is bullying going on around her? 

What is in store for Julia and what is the final outcome of her worst day ever? 

You are sure to love the first book in the Julia Jones series. It is fast paced and suspenseful and will captivate you from start to finish. 

A fantastic book for girls aged from 9 to 12. 

Take a look at some of the reviews...I LOVE THIS BOOK! The book is good and it really sounds realistic. 

- I loved the book, it was so good I couldn't put it down. I gave it 5 stars because it was funny, sad and a great book. I would recommend it to 9-16.

About the Author:

Katrina Kahler is a World-Class educator who has been nominated for the National Inspirational Teaching Award. She is the co-author of a Parenting series, which include a variety of books that will assist parents in raising happy, confident and successful children. She is a highly experienced school teacher, speaker and parenting adviser and her passion involves helping kids to reach their full potential...academically, socially and personally.

Katrina's fiction books for children include Diary of a Horse Mad Girl (a series of 5 books), Bella (another horse series) and the Julia Jones series. These books deal with the emotional traumas that young girls experience...friendship problems, bullying...and the stories teach young children to be more confident and positive. The books suit children aged from 9 to 13.

Teaching thousands of young children to read, spell and write has given Katrina the knowledge and skills to produce a series of Early Readers for children aged from 2 to 6. These simple books with repeated text, pictures to aid comprehension and prediction skills, sight words and parent advice, will help your child to become a fluent and confident reader. What an advantage your child will have when you download these books for them. Watch their confidence and interest in reading blossom.

She lives on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland Australia with her husband, two wonderful teenagers and two very affectionate and friendly pets, a golden retriever and a ginger cat. Up until recently Katrina lived on a 10 acre property and her daughter and son enjoyed the country lifestyle with horses and motorcycles. From these experiences Katrina has written a series of books on their true life experiences. Diary of a Horse Mad Girl (5 books in the series) and Diary of a Motorcycle Crazy Boy are the result, with many readers falling in love with Katrina's family's adventures. 

Her mission in life is to help as many children as possible to grow up to be happy, confident and successful. 

Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / General

Secondary Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Bullying

Language: English

Keywords: books for girls ages 9 -12, girls books, diary of an almost cool girl, friendship, books for girls age 11-13, diary of a horse mad girl, bullying, friends, bullying romance, books for girls age 9 11, Julia Jones

Word Count: 16 395

Sales info:

I am currently looking for translators in German and French.

The English version of book 2 is Number 1 in its category in Germany. 

This is the first book of a 5 book series. We have made the English Book 1 version permafree (thousands of readers have downloaded it and then they buy the next four books). Translated version can be sold for money. This series sells very well, particularly in UK. Great reviews.

UK Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #97 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)

#1 in Kindle Store > Books > Children's eBooks > Comics & Graphic Novels

USA Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,122 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)

#3 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Children's eBooks > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Bullies
#4 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Children's eBooks > Comics & Graphic Novels

Sample text:

This is how it all started…

The last thing I remember is the look of horror on the faces of the audience. But what had caused me to feel the most humiliation was when I noticed Blake Jansen, the coolest boy in our class, staring down at me in disbelief.

My memory of that night still fills me with shame. Everyone says that I was lucky to get away with only a mild concussion and a huge lump on my head. But the disgrace I had felt at being the laughing stock of the whole school was still very fresh in my mind. I’d really like to try and forget that entire day, erase it from my memory banks forever, but right now it keeps coming back to haunt me. Loser with a capital L! That’s the way I feel about myself right now. I still can’t believe the events of that fateful day. If only it were a nightmare I could wake up from and never ever have to think about again. But unfortunately, that is just not the case!

Mom says that time heals all wounds and that everyone else has probably completely forgotten the incident, but I think it’s going to take quite a while for me to get over it. For some reason though, I suspect that one particular girl in our class had something to do with it all. Call it gut instinct or intuition, but I have a sneaking suspicion that somehow she was involved.

Thinking back before that doomed day, life had been pretty good. My best friend, Millie and I had auditioned for the school musical and we were both selected for major roles. Being in grade seven gave us an advantage over the younger kids, that and of course the fact that we were both dancers. The best part was that we’d also been asked to choreograph sections of the performance and this was a huge honor.

Book translation status:

The book is available for translation into any language except those listed below:

Translation in progress.
Already translated. Translated by Bianca Bodde-den Uijl
Author review:
Bianca has completed another excellent translation. Once again, she submitted the work on time and in a very professional manner. I recommend her highly as a translator.
Already translated. Translated by Gaëlle Guilleaume
Author review:
Gaëlle Guilleaume is a very thorough translator who takes care with her work. She has completed an excellent translation of my book and I will look forward to her completing the translation of the next book in this series. I recommend Gaëlle highly for any translation work.
Already translated. Translated by Anja Ritter and Stefan Stern
Author review:
Anja and Stefan have done an excellent job in translating this book and I am very happy with the end result. I can recommend their services highly for any translations.
Already translated. Translated by Stefanos Karampalis and Elpida Dikaia Karampali
Author review:
Stefanos is extremely professional and thorough and an absolute pleasure to work with. He responds quickly, is open to suggestions, and adheres to timelines. He has worked with Elpida, a proofreader, to ensure the quality of the translation, which makes his services even more valuable.
I wish all translators were as proficient and eager as Stefanos. I feel very lucky to have him translating my books and highly recommend his services for any translation work.
Already translated. Translated by Cecilia Metta
Author review:
Fast, efficient and a very good translator. Extremely easy to work with. Highly Recommended!
Already translated. Translated by Sunniva Sunnarvik
Author review:
Sunniva did a great job of translating this book. She was enthusiastic and easy to communicate with, making the process effortless. I can recommend her highly as a translator.
Already translated. Translated by Júlia Freitas Polachini
Author review:
Another fabulous translation by Julia Freitas Polachini. She is a very enthusiastic and willing translator who is easy to communicate with and work with. It is a pleasure working with Julia and I recommend her highly for any future translations.
Already translated. Translated by Corina Gîțu
Author review:
Corina is a very professional translator who has completed an excellent translation. She is efficient, reliable and very easy to communicate with. I would recommend Corina highly for any translation work!
Already translated. Translated by Claudia Diaz
Already translated. Translated by Damla Akbay Ortaç

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