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Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks by Lauren Myracle

Sisters.  Being a sister is a very complicated thing.  Carly, the protagonist, has a younger sister named Anna. Carly is a free-spirit and resists the Buckhead lifestyle.  Anna likes girly things and doesn’t mind the luxuries living in the ritziest … Continue reading

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Jane in Bloom by Deborah Lytton

On Jane Holden’s twelfth birthday, she is expecting to get a digital camera and to finally get her ears pierced; instead Lizzie, her sister, is admitted to the hospital suffering from anorexia.  Breathe in, breathe out.  Breathe in love, breathe … Continue reading

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The Locked Garden by Gloria Whelan

In 1900, Verna and Carlie move to the Traverse City (MI) State Hospital with their father and Aunt Maude. The girls’ mother has died and stern Aunt Maude is along to help raise them. Verna’s father is a psychiatrist in … Continue reading

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