There is nothing Ellie Taylor loves more than a good argument! But is the Christian Society Speech and Performing Arts Camp the best place for a Jewish girl to speak her mind?
Ages 11+
Pages 256
Publisher Macmillan
Sydney Taylor Notable Book

Average Rating

194 Reviews

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Read OyMG!

Review by Hannah

Jewish girl Ellie Taylor, loves speech and debate. She goes to a Christian debate camp, where she could win a scholarship to Benedict's, an amazing speech school that she has always wanted to go to. Read OyMG to find out if Ellie gets the scholarship and if her Jewish Zeydeh will let her go to Benedict's. I loved this book and I think you will too. It is full of things about Judaism and speech team! You don't have to love speech to read this awesome book!

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OyMG (Side comment on hate reviews)

Review by smartgirlchina

OyMG!!!!! I loved this book so much. I think this is an awesome read. I know some people said that maybe this wasn't a good book for the 10-13 age group or that some parts are offensive, but I think this book talks a lot about our history of being Jewish. People were against us, but we fought and didn't give up. I know that it is sad to read, see, and hear about it, but I think is is a very well-thought-out book and is important to read. I even gave it to one of my friends, but now I'm regretting it because I wanna reread it!!!!!!!!!!! Also, if you don't like this book, that's fine. But I think it is a very important part of our history. Please don't fill up the comments with hate!!! And just a reminder, being nice is always better! Our review writers spent some time writing these! And if you got to the bottom of this, thank you!!!!!!!!

Apr 02, 2024 09:58 AM
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Wasn’t really good

Review by unicorn110

The book was kind of weird

Sep 09, 2023 09:02 PM
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Terrible book

Review by RainbowRay

I read this book and was ashamed that anyone thought it was a good idea. It started out ok, but it goes into areas that aren’t very good to talk about, it was madness. Many people would be offended by what the book covers. It wasn’t very funny.

Jun 26, 2023 12:26 PM
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Review by redpanda10

I enjoyed this book and reading about Mrs. Yeats and how Ellie does speech and debate. I also liked reading about how Ellie is trying to figure out a plan to divert Devon's granma into thinking she is not Jewish. Overall, this book was amazing and really enjoyable.

Mar 18, 2023 12:03 AM
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good book

Review by LadyB

i read the book so many times. love it!

Sep 05, 2022 02:05 PM