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Centre of Attention (Sweet Valley Twins #18)

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Stepping over the line...

Jessica Wakefield just can't stop her wild imagination. Her mother is very ill, and Jessica thinks it's much worse - she might even be dying! Soon, the news spreads all over Sweet Valley Middle School. Elizabeth, Jessica's twin sister, is furious, but Jessica loves being the centre of al that attention.

Even the teachers feel sorry for Jessica, and
Paperback, UK edition, 104 pages
Published November 18th 1988 by Bantam Books (first published 1988)
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I was a fan of Sweet Valley Twins and read this book back when I was 10. I liked the plot about Jessica wanting to win the lead role in the school play and using her mother's illness as a way to gain sympathy from her school. This book was not particularly memorable to me from the other Sweet Valley Twins books until I turned 21. I had a lump on my arm which was thought to be cancer and immediately thought of the less optimistic, Mandy Miller Fights Back. Two biopsies later and after the all cle ...more
in this one, jessica uses her mother's illness to get attention. even more, she believes her mother to be terminal! and uses it! for attention!!
I love reading about desperate cases.
I never thought about how much a part of my childhood these books were, but they helped create an even bigger love of reading in me.
From "Books I have read this summer" list that I found at home in NJ.
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