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Somebody Else's Summer

3.77  ·  Rating Details ·  186 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
On a flight from Vancouver to Toronto, two girls meet, forming an unlikely friendship. Tall, athletic Samantha is going to spend the summer with a family friend while her father is in South America. Alexis, a shy girl who likes books, is being sent to a horse farm to learn how to ride while her mother and stepfather are travelling in Australia.

By the time their flight lan
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published April 25th 2007 by Penguin Global (first published May 5th 2006)
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Aug 14, 2012 Jayden rated it it was amazing
Well, I'm pretty sure that if you've seen or read The Parent Trap, you'd love this book. It's like The Parent Trap a lot except, the girls who meet, aren't sisters. So I've seen the movie The Parent Trap soooo I obviously liked the book! Lol! The girls names are "Alice" (it's actually Alex but there's a boy in the book named Thomas who knows how to say Alex but wants to call her Alice!)and Samantha(they mostly call her Sam in the book). So one of the girls loves reading and the other one doesn't ...more
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Avery TheLibrariansDaughter
I was eleven when I read this book. It reminded me of all those classic switcheroo novels and movies that I've seen. It made me wish my boring little summer could be more exciting. You know what they say Summer belongs to you!
Mar 03, 2011 Rebecca rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I always wondered if they would tell the seceret.
They only tell you at the end of the book! Its fine.
AT the begging I got mixed up and read my way throught to a good part. I couldn't stop reading!!!!!
May 18, 2012 Sabrina rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Girls ages 9-14
Recommended to Sabrina by: Friend
Cute story. Not a very original story. Starts out kind of slow. Couldn't finish reading. Had to return.
May 18, 2013 Emma rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-fav
The book was very enjoyable. Some parts of the book were sad and some were happy - a good mix.
Sep 16, 2007 happyd rated it really liked it
cute children/youth novel!

i still love jean little, after all these years :)
Mar 04, 2013 Catfantastic rated it liked it
It was still delightful, but felt less coherent than most of her other work.
Dec 31, 2008 Hannah rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Nobody
It was alright. It had a good story line.
Jun 11, 2013 Samantha rated it it was ok
good idea, but bad exicution, it was so boring :(
Jun 23, 2013 Grace rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Great storyline and amazing characters! :)
Jul 29, 2008 Alana rated it it was amazing
very very very good book !!
Sep 04, 2010 Kelsey rated it it was ok
Reminds me of parent trap
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Cute story.
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Jean Little is a Canadian author, born in Taiwan. Her work has mainly consisted of children's literature, but she has also written two autobiographies: Little by Little and Stars Come Out Within. Little has been partially blind since birth as a result of scars on her cornea and is frequently accompanied by a guide dog.
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