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The Gift Horse

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To both wealthy Andrea and Fran, daughter of a cook, the carousel horse symbolizes their budding and unusual friendship.
Mass Market Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 1st 1988 by Scholastic (first published January 1st 1978)
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Nancy
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Fran always feels scruffy and dressed down when compared to Andrea who is super fashionable, perfectly dressed, never a hair out of place. That really spoke to me as a kid because I could never seem to dress "right" no matter how hard I tried.

This is clearly an older book because all communication happens via landline phones and physical letters, but I think that the friendship dynamics are timeless. Assumptions lead to unkind words and hurt feelings, but eventually Fran and Andrea discover the
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