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Accent On April

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Kathy McCall buried her face in her hands and collapsed in tears. Then unexpectedly, she began to laugh, a little hysterically. "Goodness," murmured her mother, "storms and sunshine. I'm certainly glad April isn't often." Mrs. McCall, of course, was thinking of the sudden storms of the teen-age years. Kathy, however, decided that for most of this past year the accent had b ...more
Published June 1960 by William Morrow & Co. (first published 1960)
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Sharon
Nov 09, 2013 Sharon rated it it was amazing
Until recently fifteen-year-old Kathy McCall has had an idyllic life. Her parents are patient and understanding; she attends a prestigious academy and she has friends. But her only sibling, Jon, once protective and understanding, now treats her like poison ivy. Kathy further infuriates and embarrasses Jon when she writes an inaccurate story for the school newspaper.

Throughout their school year, Kathy and Jon feud and experience growing pains and victories.

A secondary plot of this short novel ce
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Jun 13, 2014 Subi rated it really liked it
Shelves: teen-years
ex library copy. Had to have one.
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Jul 01, 2013 Mary Hill rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Young teens or tweens
This was my first novel that I read in fifth grade way back in 1978. I remember it because the girl worked for her school newspaper and wrote a sensational story about animal cruelty.
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April in Concord and Lexington! It would be positively traitorous for one living in one of those towns not to like this one.
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American juvenile author (full name: Elizabeth Allen) Betty Cavanna suffered from a crippling disease, infantile paralysis, as a child, which she eventually overcame with treatment and exercise. During her convalescence, attentive adults read to her until she was old enough to read to herself, beginning a long love affair with books.

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