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My Sister Mike

3.95  ·  Rating Details ·  60 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
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Published February 15th 1978 by Berkley (first published 1956)
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CLM
Feb 01, 2010 CLM rated it really liked it
When a handsome male athlete asks Mike out for a date, she at first thinks he was looking for her glamorous sister Pat, generally considered one of the prettiest girls in the high school. However, it is worse than that: he asked her out to fulfil a bet. Stung, Mike decides it is time to abandon her careless jock demeanor, and put on some makeup and a dress, and now the joke is on Jeff, who finds out too late he has hurt her feelings and that she is really quite attractive - but sees right ...more
Dee Dee
My favorite book as a "tween"
Lynn
Mar 01, 2013 Lynn rated it liked it
I first read this book as a teen in the '80s and liked it then though it was bit dated with some of the slang and thoughts on women. I don't know what happened to my copy of the book (I got it from some cousins along with some Donna Parker books)but the story stuck with me. Mike Patterson is a really good basketball player stuck in her sister's shadow. Yes, Mike is a she (real name Michel). Her sister Pat is pretty and head cheerleader, the exact opposite of Mike. Mike is asked out on a date by ...more
Carol
Nov 10, 2016 Carol rated it it was ok
2 1/2 stars
Another low expectation book from Little Free Library
But I had to read this book. The title reminded me of a girl I knew in high school, who went by the name of Mike. I still picture her coming in the door to French class, carrying a book called Mrs. Mike.
So the story is told by Mike - the dull, boring younger sister of Pat who has lots of boyfriends. Mike only wants one. A particular one. But the only thing Mike is good at is basketball. One day, leaving the dressing room long after
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Anita
Apr 17, 2014 Anita rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favorite, most memorable books from my teen years. I hope it comes out in an e-version someday.
Cheri
Mar 31, 2009 Cheri rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s
This is a book I read more than once as a young teen; about a girl who likes basketball. Oh to be taller was my dream.
Maverick
It' was written in the 1950's so it doesn't have a modern view points of young adult girls but it was a favorite when I was young.
June
Sep 03, 2014 June rated it really liked it
This was one of my favorite books as a teen. We actually read this book in English class when I was in Jr. High. I've looked for a copy but never found one. Maybe some day!!!!
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Mar 29, 2016 Becky rated it it was amazing
I liked this book so much I did something I had never done before or since...I told the library I lost the book and kept it. One of my all time favorites!
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Amelia Elizabeth Walden was born January 15, 1909 in New York City, and died in 2002. After graduating from Columbia University in 1934, she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, also in New York. From 1935 to 1945 she taught English and Dramatics at Norwalk High School, Norwalk, Connecticut. In 1946 Miss Walden married John William Harmon. This was also the year that her first book was ...more
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