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Poor Lila! (Sweet Valley Twins #63)

3.3 of 5 stars 3.30  ·  rating details  ·  273 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Lila Fowler has always been filthy rich. So when she overhears her father say he's lost a fortune, she panics. Can she face the world without money? Her friends begin to suspect that something is wrong when Lila starts packing brown-bag lunches, walking to school, and even passing up trips to the mall. But Lila's afraid to tell them what's happened. Without money, she does ...more
Paperback, 138 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by Bantam Books
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Lydia Rose
I love Sweet Vally Twins, and this one is interesting because Lila, a Unicorn of course, is rich, or was. One day, she's shopping with her friends,and her card won't work. The clerk said 'It's probably just a computer glitch.' Then she gets home and she overhears her dad is having fight on the phone, and is saying 'I'll lose a fortune!' Now she's scared, and goes to Melissa, a poor girl she meets, witch happens to be Elizabeth's friend. Then she's learning how to peal carrots, wash mirrors, and ...more
Lila Fowler has always been rich. But when she suspects her father is having financial difficulties, Lila tries to live a more simple life, and learns that money can't buy everything. She stops buying everything she sees, and she starts treating people more nicely.

Finally, Lila realizes that she can't always buy her way into anything and with everyone. The storyline somewhat humanized the child that is Lila for me. Too bad it didn't last.

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I remember reading this when I was... 11 or 12, I think? And of course, I'm sure like every other young girl who reads this, I wished I had Lila's fortune. But the ending was kind of... expected, in my opinion. Because Lila never really asked her dad about their situation. I read this book once, and I never really picked it up to re-read it. I guess.. it IS a tween book after all.
This book was my introduction to the Sweet Valley books at age 8 and I absolutely loved it. I remember it as my first 'grown-up' book and this is how my 3-year addiction to the series started.
Rich and popular Lila's dad is broke. Now the twins have to help her get used to living like a normal girl with no luxury.
Rich, snobby Lila suddenly thinks she's destitute! Oh it's wonderful.
Lila Fowler's Unicorn Club is pretty much the reason why I wanted to grow up.
Sheila Read
I remember the cover just not the story.
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