The Whole Truth

The Whole Truth

eBook - 2011
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Publisher: New York :, HarperCollins Canada,, 2011
ISBN: 9781443409209
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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This booked really stuck with me. Nine year old Polly must come to terms with yet another life change; this one the hardest yet. Not only does she face a new life with her grandmother in British Columbia without her older sister Maud, who will be at boarding school; most difficult of all is the secret that she must never tell. I highly recommend it. (submitted by CDB)

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rubytmt
Oct 17, 2013

I loved this book!
Kit Pearson has lots of good books
but this one is one of my favorites.
Can't wait to read the second.

Jacksparrow69 May 11, 2013

Kit Pearson is AWSOME i also recomend jessica day goerge and the ingo series by Helen Dunmore

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lanapea17
Feb 09, 2013

I strongly recommend reading this book! I love Kit Pearson books and I loved this one. If you are thinking should I read this book... READ IT!!!!!!!

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AislingN
Jan 29, 2013

I love this book.

librarylil Nov 19, 2012

What would you do if you were 10 and you and your big sister promised to keep a big secret that affected every aspect of your life read this one and find out what one young lady struggled with.

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samanthazhao565
Nov 12, 2012

i am reading book 2, and Nothing But The Truth. So far it is so good and i cant wait to read book 1 (backwards day :P) I reccomend you read it.

samdog123 Oct 16, 2012

Polly and and her sister come to live with their Grandmother on an island near Vancouver. It's the depression and their Father has fallen on hard times and gotten himself in trouble. So, they must adapt to a new life with a new part of their family. A really delightful period piece, Kit Pearson never fails to write heartwarming fiction.

branch_reviews Jun 28, 2012

In the summer of 1932, the lives of shy Polly and her outspoken older sister Maud have been turned upside down! Their father is missing and presumed dead, so they are westward bound on a train to live on an island midway between Vancouver and Victoria with the grandmother they’ve never met. Almost immediately, 15-year-old Maud heads excitedly to boarding school, leaving Polly, 10, devastated and lonely. Slowly, she works her way through her grief and isolation, making a new friend and eventually accepting the warm embrace of her extended family. But the sisters share a secret which could destroy their new lives. Will the whole truth ever be known? A gentle coming-of-age story with a mystery twist.
A sequel, And Nothing but the Truth, is to be published this fall.
Reviewed by DC

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Pepperbot
Apr 09, 2012

Even better than this book was when the author herself commented on my book blog's review of it! Fantastic. http://anovelthing.wordpress.com/2012/03/02/the-whole-truth-kit-pearson/

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Brooke_33
Jul 07, 2014

Polly and Maud's family continues to decrease. Their new family made of people they only met once is nervracing at first but slowly increase's. New schools, new friend the whole island is new. When the truth is revealed things start to twist but when the whole truth is revealed the twisting starts again.

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