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The Great Race to Sycamore Street

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This topsy turvy adventure on Sycamore Street sees brother and sister Hude and Amani arrive in Fairfax County, Maryland with one thought: it was going to be a long, boring summer in the country.

They couldn't be more wrong.

With Grandma Hana's new neighbor planning to pull down her prized peach tree and a gang, led by the archer Bobby, marshaling the local lake, Hude and Ama
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Paperback, 196 pages
Published November 19th 2013 by Kube Publishing Ltd (first published January 1st 2013)
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Saba N  Taylor
Aug 10, 2013 rated it liked it
The Great Race to Sycamore Street takes readers on an action packed summer adventure with Hude and his little sister Amani while visiting their grandmother. They encounter bugs of epic proportions, a not-so-neighborly neighbor who has just moved in, three really mean boys who bully them, crazy weather and an unruly but lovable dog.

It was a fun, quick read I think readers will enjoy. The plot was steady and easy to follow. I do think it was a little heavy on religious instruction and may bore s
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Helen
Aug 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
Lovely story I really enjoyed it and it was so easy to get into. I think this would suit children aged 9-13. The writing style is not something I am used to and while the short sentences are used for suspense, it is sometimes hard to read, hence the 4 star rating. The glossary at the back is a welcome edition for those Islamic and Archery phrases I was not aware of, this helped in the understanding, especially when it taught me something about the sport!

On a whole the book was great and I woul
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