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Next Door Neighbours

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Desperate to fit in at her new school Peggy Davies tells her classmates that she owned a horse in the country -- a lie that will make her family's move to the city even more of a nightmare than she had imagined.


Will her new classmates find out the truth? If they do, will she ever find friends? Or will she have to turn for companionship to her neighbors -- Sing, who works f
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Published April 1st 1992 by Groundwood Books (first published April 30th 1990)
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The house in Vancouver that the main character moves into is a real house. This house my grandmother grew up in. There's a part in this book where the main character sees names scratched into the wall at various heights. Christopher, Michael and Sally (I believe. it's been a while since I read this book). These are cousins of mine. I think what I loved the most about this book was the fact that it was connected to my family in such a very cool way. It makes me think of my Nana, who passed away a ...more
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Writer, columnist, and librarian Sarah Ellis has become one of the best-known authors for young adults in her native Canada with titles such as The Baby Project, Pick-Up Sticks, and Back of Beyond: Stories of the Supernatural. In addition to young adult novels, Ellis has also written for younger children and has authored several books about the craft of writing. Praised by Booklist contributor ...more
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