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That Fernhill Summer

3.11  ·  Rating Details  ·  9 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Kiara Jones-Birkell knows a lot about the Birkell side of her
family, and nothing about the Joneses. The one time she tried
to ask about her mother's relatives, her mom turned a spooky
greenish-white color and refused to talk to anyone. So it comes
as quite a shock when Kiara learns that the grandmother she
never knew she had is expected to die at any moment.
Suddenly Kiara find
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Hardcover, 169 pages
Published April 18th 2006 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Jenny
Aug 30, 2011 Jenny rated it liked it
Shelves: teen, realistic
Kiara Jones-Birkell never knew her mother even had a family. She knows her Grandma Birkell, but now, after the phone call, she has a Grandmother Zenobia, two aunts, and several cousins. Zenobia has fallen, and Kiara and her mother rush to the hospital because she is not expected to survive. But she does, and now Kiara is spending the summer at Fernhill, learning the secrets of her family's past.
Melody
Oct 03, 2008 Melody rated it liked it
A quick and fun read. 13-year-old Kiara finds herself with a bunch of relatives she never knew existed. The mean and evil grandmother reminded me of my own unlamented Great-grandmother. Touches on lots of familial themes- love, loyalty, betrayal, expectations & more. Warmly told and sweet.
Emily
Oct 30, 2008 Emily rated it it was ok
The cover of this book is slightly creepy.....
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