A Novel

Book - 2006
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Sixteen year old Charlie spends the summer up in the north woods where she finds a new boyfriend and discovers new things about herself and her family.
Publisher: Calgary : Red Deer Press, c2006
ISBN: 9780889953475
Branch Call Number: YA PB Waldo 3558ya 1
Characteristics: 228 p


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alyem Aug 01, 2014

This book was amazing! I never would have found it on the shelf by myself, but after a friend recommended it and I started reading, I couldn't put it down!!! It is honestly one of my favourite books! If only it was a longer book. Great for summer time reading.

Oct 18, 2011

This book is truly fantastic. The content the author has written was described with good detail. I loved the how every chapter had a cliff hanger which made you want to read more and more. I especially loved the twist in the end.

Nov 01, 2010

loved this book, it`s a great summer read, and it has such a great twist.

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alyem Aug 01, 2014

alyem thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over


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KHaney Mar 19, 2008

"Was it normal to know precisely who I wasn't, but not have a clue who I was?" Sixteen--year-old Charlena, "Charlie," definitely knows that she doesn't want to spend the summer with her father and his girlfriend, so she escapes to Gram's cottage on Lake Ringrose, where she hopes to explore her deceased mother's roots and lick her wounds over her creative-writing teacher's stinging words at the close of the school year. Interesting characters and a strong sense of setting bring the small northern Ontario community to life. Charlie doesn't realize that her gram's warnings against getting romantically involved with handsome local boy Kerry are founded not just on over protectiveness but on a family secret dealing with Charlie's true paternity. More than one mystery comes to light here, and all of the story's threads wrap up neatly at summer's end, including a different romance for Charlie.


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