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My Sister Jodie

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Quiet, cautious Pearl has always adored her bold, brash, bad big sister Jodie. When their parents get new jobs at a grand, fusty old boarding school, Melchester College, the girls have to move there - and when they arrive, things start to change. Jodie has always been the leader - but now it's Pearl who's making new friends. Jodie just seems to be getting into more and mor...more
ebook, 400 pages
Published September 4th 2008 by RHCP Digital (first published March 2008)
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I was instantly attracted to the book 'My Sister Jodie' because i was a great fan of Jacqueline Wilson at the time and constantly watched the libraries 'wil' section for new books. I absolutely loved this book though the ending made me tear up a tiny bit! (just a little bit though).
My sister jodie is told through the eyes of her adoring younger sister pearl. Jodie is sparky and vibrant and not a bit shy. however shy little Pearl is the exact opposite. She always listens to her parents and teach...more
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This book is about 2 completly different sisters who stand up for each other. Their mum and dad got a new job at a school and Jodie(who is the eldest sister) is having a rough time, while Pearl(who is the younger sister)is having a fab time with all her friends.One day a terrible thing happens to Jodie.......
I first read this book when I was ten years old and I loved it, I had always like Jacqueline Wilson books but that one was my favourite. I read this book from cover to cover about five times, when I was younger opening up that book when I couldn't sleep.
I liked My Sister Jodie because I found it had a bit more depth then the other Jacqueline Wilson books. Most of her books show bullying but never in so much detail, since I have read the book many times, I have noticed different things each time...more
Janelle Kara
We had to read a book at school and finish so I chose this book.
I really enjoyed this book because, its about a relationship between sisters and I have a sister so i can actually relate to the book and understand like if the girls were real people, because I have experienced most of the things they experience.
I learnt that from this book, there were many things but one is that no matter like where you go, (example: change houses/schools) its always important to keep your best friends/loved ones...more
My sister Jodie was one of the first jacqueline Wilson books i read. I found it in the library at school. I thought it would be boring but it was really good. Even sad. I cried at the end of the book...
i read this book when i was on holiday when i was about 12, and i loved it! it is probably the most memorable book i have read.

i was a massive Jacqueline Wilson fan when i was younger, and so by the time i started to read this i had already read what seemed like hundreds of her other books.

what surprised me with this book and what made it stand out from the rest is that it wasn't as predictable as most of Jacqueline's other books. The way she writes is lighthearted, with plenty of description,...more
Zoya Huxford
i have ordered this book from online and i am hoping that it arrives before christmas so that i can read it over the break. i thought that this book sounded really exciting and was wondering if someone could tell me if it is going to be good because i dont want to read it if it isnt. also if this book is good could someone recommend to me what books i could read that are like this because i thought that this book sounded quite sad but exciting as well. also i read on other reviews that it is qui...more
My Sister Jodie is probably my favourite Jacqueline Wilson book, even if I don't like her that much any more. It makes you laugh, cry, and it's so unpredictable which is very surprising for Jacqueline Wilson.
It lasts you quite a long time but never really gets a bit boring. You explore with them, sigh at Jodie and cry with Pearl when Jodie dies at the end. You watch Pearl do everything Jodie does and try to talk to her. You can really relate to the book... it's about changes, life, and dealing w...more
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Katie Day
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Pearl is small for her age. She's tiny, flat-chested, quiet and studious. She likes making up stories. She does what her parents tell her and she's in awe of her big sister Jodie. Jodie is everything that Pearl is not. She's self-confident, she's outspoken, and she's not afraid of being in trouble. And in trouble Jodie often is. She's got in with a bad crowd at school - she bunks off, she snogs boys, she's even come home drunk. For Jodie's mother, it's all too much. She came from a neglectful ho...more
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"My Sister Jodie" is a charming novel on the love of two sisters with life changes, tragedy, and friendship.
I decided to read this book because it’s a Jacqueline Wilson book and I love Jacqueline Wilson books! This book co...more
Jul 08, 2013 Leah rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Jacqueline Wilson fans
Recommended to Leah by: My Friend - Chloé Owen
I was just coming to that age where I was too old to read these nooks, and I was discussing that with one of my friends and she suggested that I at least read this one. She was always the type to read more mature and teen books so I was surprised that she recommended a Wilson book, so I though I would give it a go.

I am so glad I did! It is my favourite of all of her books that I have read, I simply liked everything about it! I loved the sister to sister relationship, the setting of a gothic mans...more
Kelly Hager
This book is absolutely charming and delightful. I think it'll be a perfect birthday present for my goddaughter, and I think she'll love Pearl just as much as I did.

Pearl reminded me a great deal of myself, and so watching her go from being a shy, quiet, book-obsessed girl into a more grownup and confident person.

I also loved Jodie. She was pretty much the exact opposite of Pearl, but I love that she also fiercely loved her sister. I think that's a great choice that Jacqueline Wilson made. Havin...more
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My sister Jodie is an absolutely marvellous read. Jacqueline Wilson is such an amazing writer and she always makes her stories so believable.

Pearl is the story teller and she tells of how her and her sister, funnily enough she's called Jodie, are forced to move away for everything they've known in order to go to Melchester Manor where their parents have got jobs at the school.

I won't say anymore but it's a story that's told with sensitivity and understanding. Once again Jacqeline has written a...more
I read this book such a long time ago. When I was at the appropriate age for which this book was intended. Jacqueline Wilson has and always will be, one of my favourite childhood authors, but out of all her works, this one is by far my favourite.

My Sister Jodie follows shy, mousy Pearl and her larger than life, slightly rebellious sister Jodie. Pearl and Jodie are as close as sisters can get, despite their massive differences. Jodie is always the one with the friends, the most liked one. But whe...more
I decided to re-read this book recently, as Jacqueline was my favourite author growing up and it was awesome to re-read this story. I remembered the plot vividly, but reliving it was extraordinary and made me cry, laugh and also haunted in some ways.

'My Sister Jodie' is written in the perspective of Pearl, a ten (nearly eleven) year old who lives with her mum, dad and her older sister Jodie. The two sisters are inseparable and Pearl has always admired and looked up to Jodie, even when she feels...more
Jodie Taylor
I Am going to read this book after I have read the one I am reading now, I am quite excited because it looks quite guys do not thing I am weird but I am going to rate this book because I think it looks great so I am rating it on it looks because I have not read a single page ever in my life I think this book is quite good looking and to say it has my name on it ahhahahahahah my sister read it once ahahhahahahx x x x x x x x x x x x love jodeess x
I bought this book a few years ago at a second hand book store. When I saw that it was by Jacqueline Wilson i got it but didn't start reading it in till a few years later. At first when I picked up the book at last I thought it would be a bit of slow start but from beginning to end in this book, not a second was I bored. This book is well written and a unique story. At times it was hard to tell what the vocabulary meant because I am from Canada but I know quite a lot of the vocabulary already so...more
It's a very funny story, but the endings a bit sad. I can't say what happened, in case you haven't read it. Jodie's a very queer girl, and when a tragic incident happens Pearl's realized how much she needs, HER SISTER JODIE. It's a must get story, but not recommended for little kids.
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Good story, bit vague at times. I would rate this book as 10+ as my 8 year oldis reading it and I know that some parts have been a bit old for her to understand. Very strange ending, not what I would expect from Jacqueline Wilson.
I think this is such a wonderful book. A book that will always keep your dreams enchanted. Also, it can consider as a very sad book since a tragic accident occurred during an event.
Leanne Bell
I cried at the end....what more can I say really? I mean I haven't read anything Jacqueline Wilson in a while but I remember several of them making me cry and this one was no exception. This one however had a severe shock factor that hit me at the very core.

This is a beautiful novel about family, friendship, bullying and ultimately about the bond between two very different sisters and how it can never be destroyed. I haven't been so moved in a long time and I still shiver when I think about the...more
Shanesse Groves
I really enjoyed My Sister Jodie and would definitely rate it 5 stars. I'm a big fan of Jacqueline Wilson and her books are always pleasing to read. As soon as I started to read it Jodie stood out,but I honestly liked Pearl more due to her strong love for books.The school sounds so interesting with all the stairs and doors and with the description & front cover it also comes across as quite mysterious.The Best part of the book for me is when they go to the top of the stairs and explore the r...more
Katrin Hollister
Another great book for all ages, as expected of Ms. Wilson. The portrayal of the children are accurate and relatable. The characters are sweet and quirky in their own right. Wilson captures the essence of a young adoring sister and a feisty, rebellious and annoying teenager very well. I have to say the ending didn't sit well with me. Although it was a break from the "happily ever after" in children's story, I found the turn of events unnecessary and served more for shock value than a lesson lear...more
Jody is nothing like her sister. She is calm wears plaits and dresses in pink. Lets just say this is not Jody. Jody may be the tip people don't like. Though she is warm hearted and is a great sister to Pearl. When their parents get jobs at a Gothic boarding school. The girls life changes we'll Pearl is getting lodes of friends Jody is best buddies with the little Kids. The Head Masters wife is in a wheel chair because of some thing that happened as a kid. Jody, Pearl and some friends explore the...more
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Jacqueline Wilson was born in Bath in 1945, but spent most of her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames. She always wanted to be a writer and wrote her first ‘novel’ when she was nine, filling in countless Woolworths’ exercise books as she grew up. As a teenager she started work for a magazine publishing company and then went on to work as a journalist on Jackie magazine (which she was told was named af...more
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