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As simple as it seems

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Verbena Colter knows she's bad news.

Trouble from the get-go. How could she not be, with parents like hers? Her mother practically pickled her before she was even born, leaving Verbie to struggle with the effects of fetal alcohol syndrome. And her father was just plain mean. Verbie wishes she could be somebody, anybody other than who she is. Enter Pooch, a flatlander boy visiting for the summer. When Pooch and his mom rent the house next door, Verbie takes the opportunity to be someone else entirely. And what starts out as a game leads Verbie into a surprising and heartwarming journey of self-discovery.

Another gem from the author of So B. It.

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display_description Eleven-year-old Verbena Polter gets through a difficult summer of turbulent emotions and the revelation of a disturbing family secret with an odd new friend who believes she is the ghost of a girl who drowned many years before.
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subject_facet Adoption -- Fiction, Adoption -- Juvenile fiction, Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.), Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- New York (State) -- Juvenile fiction, Family -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Family life -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Ghost stories, Ghost stories, Juvenile, Ghosts -- Fiction, Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction, Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Puberty -- Fiction, Puberty -- Juvenile fiction
title_display As simple as it seems
title_full As Simple as It Seems, As simple as it seems / Sarah Weeks
title_short As simple as it seems
topic_facet Adoption, Families, Family, Family life, Friendship, Ghost stories, Juvenile, Ghosts, Identity, Identity (Philosophical concept), Identity (Psychology), Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Puberty