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Sugar and Spice

3.49  ·  Rating Details  ·  246 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
The latest fabulous story by Jean Ure, a must for any girl’s collection! At Parkfield High no one would have thought nerdy Ruth and super-cool Shayanne would be friends – but maybe there’s more to Shayanne than meets the eye.

Ruth is not enjoying her new school. Things were fine at her junior school, but here at Parkfield High, if you’re not in a gang you’re no one. Even he
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 6th 2005 by HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (first published 2005)
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Jul 19, 2014 Amie rated it liked it
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Book I read when I was a preteen
Apr 05, 2013 Sumayyah rated it liked it
funny comedy adventure and action!! good!! rut( the geeky one) is not enjoying school, as she has not friends. but when the new girls shayanne comes in everything starts to hop up. sayanne is cool, doesn't give a damn about homework. her mum and dad are vampires. (weird) and Ruth stops getting bullied in school, all thanks to shayanne. when the two of them get together, Ruth's mum is not pleased. she thinks that the girls is trouble. when they have a bit of fun they get caught and her mum was ri ...more
Tara Calaby
This was pretty predictable, and I don't think it's just because of my age. Rather, I have read a very similar ~twist~ in at least two other junior/ya books this year.

That said, it's always good to have books set in worlds where kids don't have perfect families with plenty of money, and don't go to schools where everyone's nice and you're encouraged to learn.
Nov 19, 2007 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: already-read
Ruth spicer hates school when Shayanne Sugar comes along-SHOCK HORROR!-wants to be her friend,things begin to look up,but Shay is hiding somthing,do best friends tell eachother everything...?
Dec 21, 2012 Sydney added it
I got given is book and there was a different story underneath the cover -_-
Jun 26, 2010 Khumairah rated it it was amazing
i learned to appreciate my friends regardless of their characters...
Nov 05, 2011 Quraishah rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bought-or-owned
what a cute book! its just lovely :)
Jan 08, 2012 Emily;') rated it it was amazing
its an absolutley amazing book!
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Apr 07, 2011 Unknown rated it it was amazing
good book :)
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quite fun
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Prolific English children and young adult author.

Had her first book published while still in high school, then studied theater at Webber-Douglas in London. Her most well-known work is the Point Crime novel Dance with Death. Others include Plague 99, After the Plague (previously "Come Lucky April"), Big Tom, Family Fan Club and Shrinking Violet, as well as the fantasy The Wizard In the Woods.

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