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Eunice Gottlieb and the unwhitewashed truth about life
by Tricia Springstubb (Goodreads Author)
The summer eighth-grader Eunice goes into the dessert catering business with her best friend Phoebe brings revelations to her about change and friendship and new beginnings.
Hardcover, 177 pages
Published May 1st 1987 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers
(first published 1987)
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This book would have gotten a 5, but the dust jacket promised me way more deodorant drama than the book actually delivered. For some reason this was a discard from the Mendon Public Library an I picked it up at a garage sale for 50 cents. I then brought it all the way from Rochester, NY to Denver, CO and didn't get around to reading it. My sister came to visit and she got so engrossed, I let her take it back to Rochester to finish. Last week, I began reading it in Rochester but I too got so into ...more
Dec 17, 2014 Y rated it really liked it
Excellent book about friendship and growing up. Sometimes you grow apart from your best friend since forever, and sometimes you discover that that one person who really annoyed you is a layered human being, worth getting to know better.
Sister James Bernard, my first grade teacher, taught me how to read. Our class had 60 children (yes) and we went up and down the long rows, taking turns reading aloud. There was absolutely no reading ahead, which was torture. I was always dying to know What happened next? (though with Dick and Jane, the answer was usually, Not much.) As I grew up, I began to wonder not only what happened, but why, ...moreMore about Tricia Springstubb...