Just Like Me

Just Like Me

eBook - 2016
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In the tradition of Every Soul a Star and Inside Out & Back Again, Just Like Me is a funny, uplifting summer camp story about unlikely friendships and finding your place in the world from the award-winning author of This Journal Belongs to Ratchet.Who eats Cheetos with chopsticks?! Avery and Becca, my "Chinese Sisters," that's who. We're not really sisters-we were just adopted from the same orphanage. And we're nothing alike. They like egg rolls, and I like pizza. They're wave around Chinese fans, and I pretend like I don't know them.Which is not easy since we're all going to summer camp to "bond." (Thanks, Mom.) To make everything worse, we have to journal about our time at camp so the adoption agency can do some kind of "where are they now" newsletter. I'll tell you where I am: At Camp Little Big Lake in a cabin with five other girls who aren't getting along, competing for a camp trophy and losing (badly), wondering how I got here...and where I belong. Told through a mix of traditional narrative and journal entries, don't miss this funny, surprisingly sweet summer read!"A tender and honest story about a girl trying to find her place in the world, and the thread that connects us all." -Liesl Shurtliff, Author of Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin¡¡"A heartwarming story about the universal struggle of yearning to be an individual while longing to fit in."-Karen Harrington, author of Sure Kinds of Crazy
Publisher: 2016
ISBN: 9781492604297
9781492604280
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2018

Becca, a jock, Avery, an encyclopedic nerd, and Julia, trying to be a normal tween, couldn’t be more different but because they were all adopted from the same orphanage, people seem to think they have a lot in common. The three girls are sent to a summer camp, placed in the same cabin with each other and with three roommates from hell - chaos ensues.

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anitalee6923
Feb 18, 2018

Omg, the best!! ♥️

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greenacres
Aug 30, 2016

Initially a story of three adopted Chinese girls sent to summer camp but what makes it fun is the girls are just being pre-teens with all their cliques, temper tantrums and racing hormones.

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Divya8720 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 14

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