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Twins Faith and Phillip have special powers of communication. Phillip is able to leave his body by astral projection, and Faith has ESP. But the twins' powers have gotten them into danger. Having special powers has always been handy--now it might save their lives.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 1st 1997 by Puffin Books
(first published April 15th 1988)
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Bathre DeClements "Double Trouble" (co-written with her son Christopher Greimes) is a very well written story about twins that were separated in the aftermath of the tragic death of their parents and older sister. But Phillip and Faith are closer than what most people think, not simply for the fact that they're twins, but because they share secret abilities that allow them to sense the other. Faith can pick up on cues with her limited mindreading (ESP) abilities, while Phillip can be in two plac ...more
I read this in the 5th grade and the reviews about the way all adults are hostile and harmful nature of cults seemed highly accurate and the only people 'offended' by the language are people that find it hits too close to home. A great read for children and adults that do not have a theistic stick up their bum.
This is a weird book and I really enjoyed it. The author also wrote books like "Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You," and this one is in the same vein...except the two protagonists are "into out of body," as one of their friends puts it. In some passages it's a normal school story, in others a highly implausible mystery about a teacher who is also a jewel thief, and in others a somewhat dry explanation of how astral projection works.
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