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Taking Charge (Sweet Valley Twins #26)

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When Patrick Morris's parents forbid him to do anything other than school work, he thinks they are ruining his life and decides to run away. Will Patrick's parents find him before he gets into serious trouble?
Paperback, 106 pages
Published February 1st 1989 by Bantam
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Jun 21, 2014 rated it liked it
In this one, Patrick's parents are HELLA strict. So strict that they won't let him join the school band! Even when he secretly practices and kills his tryout, while additionally acing his two last exams, they're like "nah." How insubordinate... and CHURLISH

Even when it is revealed as to why his parents are behaving in this way, it makes NO DAMN SENSE! Why won't y'all just let your child be a herb???? DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Parents Just Don't Understand.mp3
Dec 25, 2014 rated it it was ok
Synopsis: Patrick's plot is actually not as big as the Wakefield subplot. At least, not until the end. Basically, Patrick Morris's parents are dictators. You think I'm kidding? Well, he can't talk on the phone after 6. He doesn't get snacks, only three meals a day. No more than one friend over at the house at a time - a problem when you are friends with twins. The worst part? He can't join the school band! At first, Patrick is reasonable. He's like, okay, if I show them I can handle schoolwork a ...more
rachel • typed truths
Read: 17th of January, 2013

This was definitely not the most riveting of books but its humorous , life-like characters make up for its rather obvious ending and lack of imaginative descriptions. However, the overuse of dialogue was rather irritating. Overall, this book is suited to younger readers who don't crave the extra hidden storyline and creative edge of better works.
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Jun 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I remember the cover just not the story.
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I loved the lessons and the drama and the Wakefields.
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