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Alice-by-Accident

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It's Just so stupid, asking us to write our life for homework. It's not even a weekend!

Alice Williamson-Stone doesn't see how she can write her life story as a class assignment. How can she fit 9 1/2 years into a couple of pages? Anyway, what's interesting in her life is not the "family and pets" stuff her teacher asked for. Her pets have died, and the only family she has
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Hardcover, 144 pages
Published May 31st 2000 by HarperCollins
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Carol
Jun 03, 2012 Carol rated it liked it
The French title for this book "J'ai neuf ans et demi et je m'appelle Alice" isn't, unfortunately, included on Goodreads. And interestingly enough, the French version is almost 70 or so pages longer than the English.

I enjoyed this book, and was struck by the author's main point (I think) that adults are so darned complicated, and that adults mess up kids' lives a lot by being so very complicated.

Alice, the 9 year old narrative, really doesn't have much to say about her future. Her mother and gr
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Lynne Reid Banks is a British author of books for children and adults. She has written forty books, including the best-selling children's novel The Indian in the Cupboard, which has sold over 10 million copies and been made into a film.
Banks was born in London, the only child of James and Muriel Reid Banks. She was evacuated to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada during World War II but returned after
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