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Claim to Fame (Sweet Valley Twins #23)

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For its 25th anniversary celebration, Sweet Valley Middle School is burying a time capsule--and a special schoolwide contest will decide what goes inside.  Identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are each determined to win.  Jessica is teamed with her fellow Unicorns, and Elizabeth and her friends are with George Hankel, the shyest boy in school, who is without a m ...more
Paperback, 106 pages
Published October 1st 1988 by Bantam
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Romane
Jan 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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The 60's theme for the event was totally classic and vintage which I really liked. I hate Jessica for being selfish, that's why I like Elizabeth better than her.

"But it sometimes takes pain to be beautiful.", said their mom. I could really much relate to this! I love the whole story itself. Really nice.
Tara Calaby
This book is about the weirdest time capsule ever. Instead of filling it with things that will show future capsule-openers what the current world is like, they fill it with things from 25 years ago. That had to be really confusing to open in 2013. Yep, the books of my childhood were set so long ago that the time capsules in them would've been opened by now.

Apart from that stuff, this is pretty standard Liz-and-Jess-competing SVT fare. Except for the bit where Liz decides it's totally her busine
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TRACE
May 16, 2014 rated it liked it
In this one, the students of Sweet Valley get hella hype over a contest that would allow them to have their pictures put in a time capsule... because somehow they equate some rando students seeing their picture in 25 years to worldwide fame. Additionally, golden child Elizabeth Wakefield reunites an estranged father and son in the process. Amazing and incredible
kylajaclyn
Jul 29, 2012 rated it liked it
Super Short Synopsis: Sweet Valley Middle School is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. To celebrate? It's threefold. First, a 60s themed dress-up dance. Second, a time capsule to be opened 25 years later. Third, a contest to see whose items will be placed in the capsule (the winners' pictures will also be included). Jessica and Elizabeth both want to win. You can see exactly why Jessica wants to win in the illustrious quotes below. It's awesome (her wording, that is).

Liz is on a team with Julie P
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Swankivy
May 02, 2013 rated it it was ok
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Julie Decker
Jul 15, 2014 rated it it was ok
Elizabeth and Jessica are fascinated by the chance to contribute items to a time capsule event their school is organizing, but only one team can win. The winning team will get their pictures in the time capsule for future generations to see, and they'll be in charge of what represents their generation. Elizabeth wants her team to win partly to help teammate George reconcile with his father, while Jessica wants her team to win for the fame and status. Which twin will win?

The premise seemed convol
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Sheila Read
Jun 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I remember the cover but just not the story
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Anneke
Jun 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Someone should tell Jessica to calm down.
Jodie
Oct 24, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Hello, my name is Jodie and I am a Sweet Valley High addict....I just simply could not get enough of these wonderful reads as a kid. I would not change a moment of my time with the Wakefields.
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Terrible.
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