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Meet Violet Bradshaw, a young girl living with her large family in Eastbourne, Great Britain. Ever since she was a little girl, Violet was best friends with Lillian Prescott. But all that is about to change when the Bradshaws move to America, leaving everything they know behind. Will Violet and Lilli maintain their friendship, though an ocean now divides them? Will they ...more
Paperback, 342 pages
Published April 14th 2012 by CreateSpace
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Sarah
Nov 17, 2015 Sarah rated it really liked it
Age Appropriate For: 13 and up
Best for Ages: 13-18

While I had a job this summer, I purchased a couple of books by homeschooled authors that had been on my reading list for a very long time. This one had been on my list almost since I started Homeschooled Authors, and so I bought it.

There is always a bit of trepidation in reading a book by someone so young. Elizabeth Rose was 13 when this book was published, and one would think that the book wouldn’t be that well written. Elizabeth Rose really d
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Tarissa
May 24, 2016 Tarissa rated it really liked it
Oh, yes! A book that takes place during my favorite time period and written by a fellow homeschool student? A no-brainer for me. I've been wanting to read this book for a long time now, ever since I heard of it.

The story in Violets Are Blue takes place during 1911-1912. Violet Bradshaw's family lives in Great Britain, but is moving to America. She's leaving behind her best friend, but they promise to write letters to each other, which, of course, they do. The reader even gets to see the correspo
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Carmel Elizabeth
May 30, 2013 Carmel Elizabeth rated it liked it
*Summary taken from the back of the book
"I barely remember a time when I did not know Lilli." Meet Violet Bradshaw, a young girl living with her large famly in Eastbourne, Great Britain. Ever since she was a little girl, Violet was best friends with Lillian Prescott. But all that is about to change when the Bradshaws make the pivotal decision to move to America, leaving behind everything they know. Will Violet and Lilli keep up their friendship, though an ocean now divides them? Will they ever s
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Chloe M. Kookogey is a young lady of tender years who takes pleasure in a variety of pastimes, chief among them being writing. She lives in the southern United States with her large family, and has been home schooled her whole life. Her debut novel, Violets Are Blue, was published in April 2012.
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